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chaps wanting to be police fail in German

http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/zuerich/...story/24015017


http://www.blick.ch/news/schweiz/zue...id3901032.html


everybosdy of course is convinced about the supreme Brains of those wanting to join the force

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Old 24.06.2015, 10:42
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Re: chaps wanting to be police fail in German

That's cowboy leather over-trousers, for you - crap at German, but good at protecting Wranglers.
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That's cowboy leather over-trousers, for you - crap at German, but good at protecting Wranglers.

you might explain further
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you might explain further
You might at least provide a link to a source in your opening post.
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Re: chaps wanting to be police fail in German

My old German teacher used to give German lessons to Basel police.
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you might explain further
You must be new in town, pardner.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaps
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You must be new in town, pardner.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaps


https://de.wiktionary.org/wiki/chap
THIS is who I referred to
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Re: chaps wanting to be police fail in German

Reminds me of this scene from the Young Ones....
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everybosdy of course is convinced about the supreme Brains of those wanting to join the force

Chapesses fail too...
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Re: chaps wanting to be police fail in German

So what's German for, "You're nicked" and "Shut it you slag"?

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Re: chaps wanting to be police fail in German

Geschafft! Now I'm affraid as the test was very easy and still 50% doesn't make it, so the level of applicants is, well, troublesome. No wonder only 10% who apply actually qualify...

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Genügend! Zumindest für unsere Massstäbe wären Sie für den Polizeidienst grammatikalisch qualifiziert.
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So what's German for, "You're nicked" and "Shut it you slag"?

nicked by the Police
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Geschnappt
Geschnappt durch die Tschuggerei


shut it you slag
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Halt den Latz du Arschloch






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Here in Zürich it in dialect would be


> dur d'Polizei gschnappt
> halt dä Latz du Arschloch
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nicked by the Police
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Geschnappt
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shut it you slag
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Halt den Latz du Arschloch
Not quite sure if 'arschloch' captures the full Englishness of "slag".
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Re: chaps wanting to be police fail in German

I imagine that would depend which way you're facing TiMow
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Not quite sure if 'arschloch' captures the full Englishness of "slag".


in Züritüütsch it would be du huäre Arschloch
and in Luzernerisch du rüüdigs Arschloch
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Re: chaps wanting to be police fail in German

You see we are all learning something today.
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Re: chaps wanting to be police fail in German

Don't know a single copper round here who failed because of German
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Don't know a single copper round here who failed because of German

And what about the superb command of French writing of the members of the NE Police force ?
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Re: chaps wanting to be police fail in German

LOL no idea, we don't have cops in our part of the Wild West
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Re: chaps wanting to be police fail in German

And if you did, those that were coppers would not have failed
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