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Wednesday, June 27th, 2007 | 03:47 pm
Location: at work

"The Italian delegation voices its discontent with the efficiency of the management of the Commission's administrative activity, particularly regarding actions safeguarding linguistic diversity, and translations."

- an email from the Italian delegation after reaching a compromise between all the 27 EU member states.


To comprehend this statement, one should replace actions safeguarding linguistic diversity, and translations with "Why the hell can't we have every single European Commission document in Italian?!! Parlare Italiaaano!"

I'd say, don't work in the spheres of the European Commission, European Parliament or the Council of the European Union if you don't master English and/or French. But I gotta say, this is quite the statement the Italians are making in an email to all the EU delegations. Can't deny I wasn't laughing when reading this.

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from: nondescriptboy
date: Wednesday, June 27th, 2007 02:35 pm (UTC)

yeah, an italian train station dude told me to parlare italianoooo! when i was asking him about train schedules. come on, i was tri-lingual at the time, he coulda cut me a break.

silly italians.

and hey, how are you?

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from: anonymous
date: Wednesday, February 27th, 2008 10:47 pm (UTC)

we want u back where are u??? the web needs u!

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