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Old 24.06.2014, 16:58
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Re: What's your EF pet hate?

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On the topic of 'Swiss', I wonder if they are french speakers? "Suisse" is practically a cognate for Swiss, but translates to english as Switzerland. Der Schweiz does not help, as by comparison Deutschland, which has land in the the name, translates to Germany. I ramble. TL;DR, my hunch is most abusers of the term 'Swiss' may not be englishy speakers.
For me, the point is this: if someone wants to move here, maybe they should have least figured out what the name of the country is. Well, they're "only" planning to live here, so what does it matter, right… Anyone can google "Swiss" for half a second and find out that it is not the country's name…

And I'm moving to Finnish now!
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