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Old 16.12.2006, 13:02
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Things you never knew about Switzerland!!

Apprently it's all wrong what the books tell about CH, here is the real history, very well explained ( tho' only in german, sorry!)


http://de.uncyclopedia.wikia.com/wiki/Schweiz

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Old 02.01.2007, 04:34
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Re: Things you never knew about Switzerland!!

"Zur Zeit berät der Bundesrat in Zürich-Oerlikon, ob die EU als neunzehnkommafünfter Kanton aufgenommen werden soll. "

Jeez, Eastenders, I've gotta tell you, I haven't cried with laughter like that for a long time... If I understand one of your replies to a post of mine somewhere else correctly then you are a Swiss. This just goes to prove my point in that thread. I read the link you posted and I've gotta say that it was one of the most funny things I have ever read. More remarkable is that you find it funny. Well done! You Swiss are as human and jolly as all the rest of us. One of the keys to a good character is being able to laugh at yourself, and by posting that link you showed that key characteristic. This is what I mean about the Swiss. The fun is there, you've just gotta be able to understand it and you'll find it.

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Re: Things you never knew about Switzerland!!

Actually, you can select English on the left side.

Very good reading, in both languages
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Re: Things you never knew about Switzerland!!

he he he well i am an untypical swiss miss for one I am also very very fond of british comedy ( and telly for that matter) too, in all its facettes,another thing that many of my compatriotes don't understand nor like.
But you are right, when you are able to laugh about yourself then life often gets mucho mucho easier generally!

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"The reason Switzerland is neutral is because it's part Germany, and part France. It adopted a hunger for power from Germany, and instant surrendering from France. So it attacked its self and immediately surrendered, thus becoming neutral"

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“Swiss? Aren't they just pacifist Germans?”
~ Oscar Wilde on The Swiss
“Pretty Much...”
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Re: Things you never knew about Switzerland!!

Didn't know my ancestors came from one of the first cantons in CH.
I'm Cantonese. I demand citizenship at once!

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Re: Things you never knew about Switzerland!!

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Actually, you can select English on the left side.

Very good reading, in both languages
Mm, English page is a bit meh. Killing myself laughing over the German version though!

"Die Schweiz ist das einzige Land der Welt, dessen Autokennzeichen nicht das Länderkürzel (SZ), sondern der Nationallaut (CH) ist."
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Mm, English page is a bit meh. Killing myself laughing over the German version though!

"Die Schweiz ist das einzige Land der Welt, dessen Autokennzeichen nicht das Länderkürzel (SZ), sondern der Nationallaut (CH) ist."
haha yes!
you made me realize French version is also different!
They have different versions in each language apparently...
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