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Re: Herr Schmidt
At 10:07 AM 9/5/96 -0700, Timothy C. May wrote:
>By the way, I used the name "Schmidt" in my satire post, sent out earlier
>this morning. I picked that name randomly, being a common German name
>(cognate to Smith, I believe), and meant nothing with regard to Stephan.
>(I also don't dislike Germans in general. I studied some German in high
>school--don't ask me to use it, though!--and have visited Germany. They
>just have a certain well-known tendency to take the authoritarian path at
"Once all the Germans were warlike and mean
But that couldn't happen again.
We taught them a lesson in 1918...
And they've hardly bothered us since then!"
Tom Lehrer, "MLF Lullaby"