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Foreign Languages – Open for the World

The day is cold and gloomy in Stuttgart, Germany as a young German couple gets into their car. They are headed west for a long weekend in Strasbourg, France, which is just across the border from Stuttgart. The drive should take about an hour and a half. The moment they cross the border, the sun finally peeps through the clouds. Any concerns about a foreign language are far from their minds. They decide to stop and have lunch. Once seated, menus are presented. Everything is written in French, but the German couple effortlessly reads the menu and gives their order to the French waitress in fluent French. » Read more..