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Other August_von_Mackensen 
swiss now finally admitting "why they are so rich" lmao
2021-07-29 23:14
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2021-07-29 23:15
HAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHAHAHA This got recommended to me today too
2021-07-29 23:16
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business practice level over 9000 iq
2021-07-29 23:17
Namibia KhT
translation mein bruder?
2021-07-29 23:19
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In Switzerland, a distinction is made between tax evasion and tax fraud.
2021-07-29 23:20
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Namibia KhT
2021-07-29 23:38
That's true in every country..
2021-07-29 23:39
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it sounds a lot more funny in german
2021-07-29 23:39
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Yea the way he put it sounds just funny #21
2021-07-29 23:46
I don’t get it… one is a broader term …
2021-07-29 23:40
Tax avoidance and tax evasion.* As is anywhere.
2021-07-30 14:28
Translate mens
2021-07-29 23:19
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2021-07-29 23:20
tax evasion good tax fraud better
2021-07-29 23:34
Men I don't know what he said I didn't listen in German classes :(
2021-07-29 23:36
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Czech Republic JakamanCZ
He said: "Wir haben immer unterschieden zwischen Steuerhinterziehung und Steurbetrug." You´re welcome bro
2021-07-29 23:40
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Why you bully me :(
2021-07-29 23:40
#6 mens, bur didn’t you say you live in Switzerland?
2021-07-29 23:40
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I do, I'm Swiss, but I'm from the French speaking part and like many French speaking Swiss people I didn't like German at school and now I suck at it (I wish I paid more attention and got into it tho, it's a great skill to have here)
2021-07-29 23:42
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Yeah I didn’t like to learn German or French and now… I don’t speak it but prob a lot more crucial for you! Idk how you can get away with just not doing it there xd
2021-07-29 23:45
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I'm basically fluent in English so that kinda compensates it, also German speaking Swiss people are usually pretty good at French or English so I could probably communicate with 80% of them, I'll probably have to relearn German to get into some specialized school after uni tho, the one I want to go to requires a B2 level in at least 2 Swiss languages
2021-07-29 23:47
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And you didn’t get Italian?
2021-07-29 23:53
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Nah but I probably should've, might still go for that if German kills my will to live too much, we'll see
2021-07-30 00:01
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I thought Albania very much liked Italy
2021-07-30 00:09
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I'm swiss mens((, my flag is more of a joke than anything tbh, but French is closer to italian than German, so it might be easier too. The thing is, German is compulsory in primary and secondary school, until high school level (like when you can start choosing an apprenticeship or to do more studies). I could've taken Italian as an optional course in secondary school but I chose Maths and Physics instead because I liked that more. In high school I could choose between Italian and German but I took German since I had already done much of it, and also I wouldn't have been able to do an exchange program in England if I took Italian
2021-07-30 00:17
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Yes it’s closer but now I think about it, a lot less useful except if ur planning to go to Italy, north Italy nice place :)
2021-07-30 00:19
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Yeah, if it's easier to learn I'd do it just to get the papers that allow me to do my studies, but it'd probably be less useful than German overall
2021-07-30 00:21
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Afaik a lot more useful if you look at economic and population centres
2021-07-30 00:28
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Yeah, also some official documents or books/studies are available only in German, it could've helped me many times already in my studies ;(
2021-07-30 00:32
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Oh that’s weird, not in English? What do you studie?
2021-07-30 00:33
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I study English and History, and for one of my history seminars we looked at swiss involvement in third world countries during the cold war, and some archive documents and scientific articles are only available in german, it's the language mostly used by the government. Most of those archive documents had French translations but not all (also funny story, in first year linguistics in english they showed us a video of a guy going to the netherlands and trying to speak with dutch people using old english since it's pretty similar, and it worked, so maybe I'm not the best at German but if I focus on old English I could speak with dutch people :D)
2021-07-30 00:38
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Just looked up an old English text and what? I don’t get any of it… old Dutch was created out of (lower) franconian, not English XD
2021-07-30 00:42
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Oh it was in Friesland specifically, maybe they're a bit different ( edit: oh yeah they said friesian language not dutch
2021-07-30 00:45
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Haha well frysans are not Saxons lol but close enough (they are their own ethnic group and language, culture etc) us dutch mens prob originate mostly from the franks and their languages, i don’t really understand a lot of Frysian btw
2021-07-30 00:48
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Oh I see, no medieval dutch for me then, I guess I'll really have to learn German :(
2021-07-30 00:49
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You could learn it too)) idk why but very interesting
2021-07-30 00:54
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Maybe one day :D Interesting conversation on languages men)), we kinda monopolised the thread but it was nice :)
2021-07-30 01:04
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Well yeah I like to read about mostly Dutch history and kinda weird at some point especially with Language and since basically modern day French Germans and also Dutch all come from franks, kinda confusing ngl
2021-07-30 01:10
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It is quite confusing, lots of migrations and mix of languages and cultures, but it's very interesting, I like looking at the history of languages too
2021-07-30 01:13
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Yeah I hope with ur studie)) not a lot of mix tho, you can see the rough borders we have now 1000 Years ago and what’s crazy is the language border between French and Dutch has barley changed since idk XD i don’t know when we all talked the same must be some time Ago
2021-07-30 01:15
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Yeah true, there was a lot of mix in england rather, but also more travel than expected in the middle ages, merchants going between england, netherlands and germany, and some people moving to different countries with germanic language, it'd be interesting to know how they all understood each other :D
2021-07-30 01:22
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Idk anything about the British islands 😅 but probably not… sign language is a thing )
2021-07-30 01:24
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That's true too:)
2021-07-30 01:34
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You prob know the story about the Hand signs in Italy
2021-07-30 01:36
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I'm not too familiar with it unfortunately, no
2021-07-30 02:07
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Because there are so many different language variation they developed universal hand signs
2021-07-30 02:09
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Oh that's cool, I hadn't heard about that :D
2021-07-30 14:25
i watched some ytube videos and old english is also rly similar to german, i had no problems understanding most things. maybe that is because i know both english and also speak some local low german dialect.
2021-07-30 21:23
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Yeah, Old English's roots are very germanic, it's hard for me to read it since I'm pretty bad at German so I prefer middle English, it's basically English written weird with some french words added :D
2021-07-30 21:25
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yeah old english and old german are almost like the same langauges or dialects of each other. old english words are all germanic so they are still rly similar to modern german words as well but over the centuries so many french/latin words got introduced into the english language it's pretty funny.
2021-07-30 21:31
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Language history is a great subject, very interesting and surprisingf sometimes :) And it's even better when you realise you can actually understand the stuff from 500 years ago :D
2021-07-30 21:34
2021-07-29 23:39
Swiss moment
2021-07-29 23:42
For those who don't get it, the way he puts it gives the impression that evading some taxes here and there is more like a "trivial offense" as long as you don't do it on a too large scale lmao It's even funnier if you think that this mentality translates into all the shady banking business which is done in Switzerland.
2021-07-29 23:46
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Europe Pts
He's right tho :D
2021-07-30 14:30
lol ty for explaining
2021-07-30 14:32
2000 tons of gold
2021-07-30 00:47
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