Thursday, May 22, 2008

WIE SAGT MAN "OOPS" AUF DEUTSCH?
So, the Süddeutsche Zeitung in Munich is reporting that Berliners are going to have a long year looking at their telephone books. It seems that the company that printed the phone book inadvertantly used the wrong image on the cover of the Berlin phone book. They meant to use an image of this (Berlin City Hall):















Instead the company used an image of this (Munich City Hall):


















In fairness, the publisher is a Frankfurt company, so they may not know one city hall from the other. On the other hand, it is isn't like (a) Marienplatz (where Munich City Hall is) isn't a very famous square, and (b) the buildings look at all alike.

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