Money problems are plain to see, even if you're not German

The Germans may have precisely no sense of humour and spend all day loafing about in lederhosen* but they're nothing if not precise in their reporting of the global economic crisis. Witness, for example, one national newspaper's acute summation of the troubles:

It translates loosely into English as The global bank system staggers although it seems much more meaningful in its native tongue.

* rampant stereotyping ahoy, captain

2 comments

  • Yaser
    maybe we should instill some german into our language 'madoff wankt out of court . .' . . .
  • L
    Just bookmarked your blog. Always interested in reading about this particular subject. Kind regards, Joseph Kaplan @ L

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