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  •  Austrian language, lol... (2+ / 0-)
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    Dude, I would have snarkily asked you to fail harder... but I don't think it's possible.

    •  i guess nathguy failed to know (2+ / 0-)
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      that the head of the IAEA is Japanese.  I bet he can still speak Japanese - even in Vienna, home of the 'Austrian language.'  yeah I almost swallowed my gum there too!

      "Kossacks are held to a higher standard. Like Hebrew National hot dogs." - blueaardvark

      by louisev on Mon Mar 21, 2011 at 05:53:58 PM PDT

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    •  the Austrian language (0+ / 0-)

      Austrian German (German: Österreichisches Deutsch), or Austrian Standard German, is the national standard variety of the German language spoken in Austria and in the autonomous Province of South Tyrol (Italy). The standardized form of Austrian German for official texts and schools is defined by the Austrian dictionary (Österreichisches Wörterbuch), published under the authority of the ministry of education, art and culture.

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      The Languages of Austria include German, the official language and lingua franca, Austro-Bavarian, the main language outside Vorarlberg, Alemannic, the main language in Vorarlberg, and several minority languages.

          4.1 Turkish
          4.2 Serbian
          4.3 Burgenland Croatian
          4.4 Hungarian
          4.5 Bosnian
          4.6 Slovene

      George Bush is Living proof of the axiom "Never send a boy to do a man's job" E -2.25 S -4.10

      by nathguy on Mon Mar 21, 2011 at 05:56:27 PM PDT

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