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Response to sabrina 1 (Reply #22)

Sun May 20, 2012, 10:31 PM

37. I'd have to reserve judgment until I saw the original text

There have been some pretty poor translations of important statements.

How about Kennedy's famous "Ich bin ein Berliner?" He meant to say "I am a Berliner," but in German
that translates out to "Ich bin Berliner." If you say "Ich bin EIN Berliner," it means "I am a jelly-filled donut."

Maybe that is why the Germans cheered so loudly?

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