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Old 01.01.2011, 20:34
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Re: Why does everyone have mullets on Swiss TV?

Does EF organise a fasnacht fest ? if so,i have my outfit picked out for the evening..




No need to ask " are you from EF " , you see a Mullet, you see an Ef'er
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Old 01.01.2011, 20:40
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Here are some more famous Tv rated mullets from around the globe you forgot about...

Chuck Norris


If Chuck Norris has a mullet, then isn't it the coolest haircut ever and are all guys complaining here just not real men?
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Awww....thanks for le pere Pestalozzi, Wolli. I'm sure it was not his mullet that was peeving people off those days.

Breitinger, he was Pestalozzi's prof at Collegium Carolinum, with Bodmer. Ones of the most influential people in those times. Everyone should know what was going on in Switzerland in that era, it is so fascinating. Mullet or no mullet

Pest. was German part born and brought up. I am having some work on him published back home, wish he was given more credit here, he was a great thinker and teacher. EF actually pointed me his direction, I forgot who it was but thank you!
Mr Pestalozzi is given top credit here, as documented by his memorial statue right in front of Globus, not far from the one of Alfred von Escher




for sure one of the best places in Zurich
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Old 02.01.2011, 16:02
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Mr Pestalozzi is given top credit here, as documented by his memorial statue right in front of Globus, not far from the one of Alfred von Escher




for sure one of the best places in Zurich
He is a little forgotten where we are. Although I went to a big conference two years ago, in YVD, it was great, lot of critical voices though, I was surprised. I think the criticism was more about current leftist and libertarian outlook in edu system, French pedagogues were all about activism, Pest style but not giving him much credit. I wonder if all the apprenticeship system is his doing, it's a good system if administered correctly. The Pestalozzi museum in Yverdon is really nice, if anyone can go, it's fab (you have to call ahead and reserve a guided tour, you can also check out or buy original prints and publishing). You can also go to the castle where he had his latest and most famous Lycee.

Back to exceptional mullets! (thanks, woll)
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Why does everyone have mullets on Swiss TV?

Perhaps they're all adulterers that have been caught in delicto flagrante, and are being punished accordingly...
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The winter mullet that covers your ears
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The winter mullet that covers your ears
Can't fool me - that's Rowlf from the Muppets sans piano

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He is a little forgotten where we are. Although I went to a big conference two years ago, in YVD, it was great, lot of critical voices though, I was surprised. I think the criticism was more about current leftist and libertarian outlook in edu system, French pedagogues were all about activism, Pest style but not giving him much credit. I wonder if all the apprenticeship system is his doing, it's a good system if administered correctly. The Pestalozzi museum in Yverdon is really nice, if anyone can go, it's fab (you have to call ahead and reserve a guided tour, you can also check out or buy original prints and publishing). You can also go to the castle where he had his latest and most famous Lycee.

Back to exceptional mullets! (thanks, woll)
As his biography
http://www.heinrich-pestalozzi.de/de...rich/index.htm
shows, he (out of a Chiavenna family who emigrated to Zurich as being Protestants) most likely, in spite of his Yverdon activity, among French speakers remained to be an "Alémanique". For Yverdon however, a place outranked by Lausanne, he was and is a highlight !

Back to the "mullets", here in Zurich called "Cotelettes" !
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Sorry I forgot to shave this mornin'..
And I pictured you as beautiful as my Chechen dentist (Female)
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Old 03.01.2011, 09:31
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As his biography
http://www.heinrich-pestalozzi.de/de...rich/index.htm
shows, he (out of a Chiavenna family who emigrated to Zurich as being Protestants) most likely, in spite of his Yverdon activity, among French speakers remained to be an "Alémanique". For Yverdon however, a place outranked by Lausanne, he was and is a highlight !

Back to the "mullets", here in Zurich called "Cotelettes" !
That's too bad since he was the pioneer of bilingual education, the least nationalistic (which was really out of fashion in that era of fr revolution), humble and pietist. I loved the fact that the public part of the conference was absolutely packed, by local politicians, teachers, educators, philosophers, regular folks, etc. So his name still must resonate to some extent. Just wish people were more proud of his heritage where I am, and I don't mean some statues, etc. His edu principles, kindness, enthusiasm, respect for kids. It's good to write about him, read his work and teach at the same time.

I thought cotelettes were sideburns? Beard? Not mullet? Or steak of some sort, I am getting hungry..

Let's count the mullets we see today...

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And I pictured you as beautiful as my Chechen dentist (Female)
I hope she is rough on you, your teeth I mean!
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That's too bad since he was the pioneer of bilingual education, the least nationalistic (which was really out of fashion in that era of fr revolution), humble and pietist. I loved the fact that the public part of the conference was absolutely packed, by local politicians, teachers, educators, philosophers, regular folks, etc. So his name still must resonate to some extent. Just wish people were more proud of his heritage where I am, and I don't mean some statues, etc. His edu principles, kindness, enthusiasm, respect for kids. It's good to write about him, read his work and teach at the same time.

I thought cotelettes were sideburns? Beard? Not mullet? Or steak of some sort, I am getting hungry..

Let's count the mullets we see today...
You thought perfectly correctly of course. As the use of "Cotelette" as a colloquialism in Zurich was and is linguistically wrong, but in the early1960ies somehow slipped into general language

I at the other hand was rather surprised by the opening post, as those mullets in reality have receded since the 60ies quite heavily. Why are they so prominent on Swiss TV (at least in Zurich) ? Very easy to say. The upper level there are folks who in 1968 were teens or twens, the so -called "68er-Generation" also jokingly referred to as verschpäteti 68er (delayed 68ers). It is the generation born between 1940 and 1953 and now between 57 and 70 years old and of course quite dominant in TV, arts, etc. If you look at TV speakers doing the news etc, there are almost no mullets. Just imagine that the 68ers could then NOT do it with colours as TV was mostly black and white only and so needed to get a different hairstyle


the Rolling Stones




Rudi Dutschke





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Wonder if there were 18th or 17th century mullets. Or even earlier. Surely there must have been mullets since the dawn of time.?






...which brings us to the only time a mullet was cool. The only time.
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Re: Why does everyone have mullets on Swiss TV?

so what's the difference between mullet and simply long hair?
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good taste
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Re: Why does everyone have mullets on Swiss TV?

I feel better now I know that The Clooney hasn't always looked so damn devilishly handsome!



Oi Clooney you minger, get your hair cut!
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Old 11.01.2011, 18:25
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Re: Why does everyone have mullets on Swiss TV?

I was never really into him, but that, my friend, gives me heebeegeebees...
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This one sported by mid-80s Bono seems to be a popular "style"-choice with ladies of a certain vintage here now.
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Every man on tv, no matter the language spoken, is about 50-60 years old with a mullet and singing with a super trashy 20-something woman.
What is the deal with that?
mullet is the national hairstyle.
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I feel better now I know that The Clooney hasn't always looked so damn devilishly handsome!



Oi Clooney you minger, get your hair cut!
Oh how awful.... how to make a nice looking man look appalling !
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