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When is a car not a car?

May 18, 2012, 20 Comments

When is a car not a car? When it’s in Switzerland, of course, where it’s something else completely.

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Even the Swiss can get lost in translation

October 27, 2010, 4 Comments

There was a lovely story in the newspaper last week, which proved that not all Swiss are multilingual perfectionists. Two researchers found that...

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Counting in Switzerland: as easy as 1-2-3?

June 1, 2010, 22 Comments

Counting in a foreign language should be simple. Even if you are linguistically challenged, you can probably stretch to un, deux, trois...

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