Andrey (azangru) wrote,

Here’s a fun little factoid from the World War I time:

...Germany, for example, banned speaking English in public, while Russia banned the German language. Even speaking German on the phone was a 3000 ruble fine, and you were liable to be sent to Siberia for speaking German in person.

(from youtube)

  • (no subject)

    Two clips left a particularly deep impression on me over the last couple of days. One is Pelosi's reply to a journalist: Not the first of her…

  • (no subject)

    Is the CNN making the point for Bret Weinstein (transmitting the message of Geert Vanden Bossche)? So strange to see.

  • (no subject)

    The blame game that DiBlasio plays in this clip is disgusting. Instead of saying, we, your leaders, were wrong; we miscalculated; we thought that the…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic
    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.