is this the largest city in Germany?

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is this the largest city in Germany?

Postby rdearman » Fri May 19, 2017 6:06 pm

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Exits for this place was the entire motorway I drove on!

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Re: is this the largest city in Germany?

Postby zenmonkey » Fri May 19, 2017 7:37 pm

All roads lead to Ausfahrt.

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Re: is this the largest city in Germany?

Postby rdearman » Fri May 19, 2017 8:22 pm

zenmonkey wrote:All roads lead to Ausfahrt.

Where are you headed?

Prague (Praha)
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Re: is this the largest city in Germany?

Postby perfektesLeben » Fri May 19, 2017 11:11 pm

Ich weiß net wo das ist... what city was this?
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Re: is this the largest city in Germany?

Postby rdearman » Sat May 20, 2017 5:52 am

perfektesLeben wrote:Ich weiß net wo das ist... what city was this?

It is a joke, because it took me awhile to figure out it means "exit". :D
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Re: is this the largest city in Germany?

Postby PeterMollenburg » Sat May 20, 2017 6:22 am

rdearman wrote:
perfektesLeben wrote:Ich weiß net wo das ist... what city was this?

It is a joke, because it took me awhile to figure out it means "exit". :D


You're not the only one :) My father went to Europe in the 80s and experienced the same thing: "Jeez that Ausfahrt place must be massive!". It's one of the tales he's enjoyed telling over the years when recounting his trips to Europe back then. I'm somewhat envious as it was the calm before the globalisation storm, when European countries were more distinct from one another and English was not widely spoken outside of Holland and Scandanavia.
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Re: is this the largest city in Germany?

Postby Theodisce » Sat May 20, 2017 4:18 pm

I do especially enjoy bilingual German-Sorbian town names:

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GER 5000+ : 822 / 1000
FRA 2400+ : 6 / 10
RUS 2000+ : 41 / 45
CZE 1770+ : 2 / 10
SPA 1330+ : 14 / 15
ITA 825+ : 1 / 10
ELL 680+ : 5 / 10
POR 200+ : 33 / 40

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Re: is this the largest city in Germany?

Postby perfektesLeben » Sat May 20, 2017 4:42 pm

Oh i'm such a blonde! (I really am though, i admit it) i really thought there was some huge exit sign, i don't really pay so much attention when i drive in Germany. ;)
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