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Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by Glockrunner, Nov 11, 2003.

  1. Glockrunner

    Glockrunner HOOYA DEEPSEA

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    An officer in the U.S. Naval reserve was attending a conference that included admirals from both the U.S. Navy and the French navy.

    At a cocktail reception, he found himself in a small group that included personnel from both navies.

    The French admiral started complaining that whereas Europeans learned many languages, Americans learned only English.

    He then asked: "Why is it that we have to speak English in these conferences rather than you speak French?"

    Without hesitating, the American Admiral replied: "Maybe it's because we arranged it so you did not have to speak German."

    The group became silent.
     
  2. Longbow

    Longbow Millennium Member

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