PF77'S RANDOM TRAVEL FACT OF THE MOMENT!

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PF77'S RANDOM TRAVEL FACT OF THE MOMENT!

Post #1 by PredsFan77 » Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:45 pm

This has been a smashing success in the fantrax league chat that it's going mainstream so here's #1:




Swiss can speak German, but Germans can not speak Swiss German!
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Post #2 by Boring Choice #2 » Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:07 pm

If you ever heard a Swiss person speaking German, you would question that fact.
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Post #3 by Boring Choice #2 » Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:08 pm

It'd be like how people from the Southern US "speak English"
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Post #4 by PredsFan77 » Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:59 pm

yeah but they can work it out. The Germans can't understand the dialect. It's noticeable even when you see Germans vs Austrians vs Swiss speaking English.
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Post #5 by PredsFan77 » Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:09 pm

well actually not all of us,


I have family members that still speak like this.
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Post #6 by PredsFan77 » Fri Jul 24, 2020 7:49 pm

In the 16th century, the governor of Mecca feared it would encourage his citizens to overthrow him. At the dawn of the 17th century, Pope Clement VIII declared it to be “the devil’s drink”. Some decades later, in London, women petitioned against coffee houses, claiming it made their husbands impotent.
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Post #7 by PredsFan77 » Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:08 pm

Pieter Bruegel the Elder's peasant tritrilogy of works are held at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan and in Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum.
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