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F**king Austria - language warning

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by BLKDOG40, Aug 15, 2005.

  1. BLKDOG40

    BLKDOG40

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    Thought this was pretty funny...

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    Brits steal carloads of F**king Austrian roadsigns
    By Lester Haines
    Published Monday 15th August 2005 13:06 GMT
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    An Austrian village called ****ing will not change its name despite sniggering Brits making off with its roadsigns.

    Mayor Siegfried Hauppl has asked visitors to lay off the signs which began to attract outside attention after British and US soldiers passing through in 1945 illuminated the locals as to the English meaning of ****ing, Ananova reports.

    Hauppl explained: "We had a vote last year on whether to rename the town, but decided to keep it as it is. After all, ****ing has existed for 800 years, probably when a Mr **** or the **** family moved into the area. The 'ing' was added as a word for settlement."

    We reckon that ****ing has been around a lot longer than 800 years, otherwise there wouldn't have been any ****s to lend their name to the village in the first place, would there?

    Be that as it may, the disappointing news is that the residents of ****ing are - according to Franz Duernsteiner, an expert on preposterous Austrian village names - very "conservative" people. He said: "Most of them can speak English, and when someone asks them where they come from they are a little ashamed to say it."

    That's fair enough, and certainly something the residents of Milton Keynes can sympathise with. ®

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    its a real place too. Really funny when you look it up on mapquest- check out the ads


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  2. beno

    beno Gihee Arakawa Moderator GOLD Star

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    ROTFLMAO...more at the mapquest ads...that's some funny s***.

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  4. TJDIV

    TJDIV Back in The U.P.

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    I've been to ****ing, Austria. :)

    It's nice there-- a lot nicer than Intercourse, AL.

    Fred
     
  6. FJ40-GARAGE

    FJ40-GARAGE I`ll be back....

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    Ever tried that?
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    ;) or been at www.muckefuck.de ? ......a nice word for a cup of weak coffee but sound s nice in english :)

    Or a German nunmber plate?

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    but not as nice as intercourse Pa, probably better than blueball Pa but i'm still happy with bird in hand Pa.
     
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    All near Paradise, PA
     
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    which is pretty close to gap, Pa ;)