German manners are all in the the tone-of-voice and have less to do with please and thank you.Abernathy wrote:A German person would surely simply politely say "Ein kaffee, bitte."
Singer Nick Cave and his wife Susie today visited the Sussex cliff where their 15-year-old son fell 60ft to his death in what is believed to be a tragic accident.
'kinell Daley, you're on fire, this merry Monday morn!Daley Mayle wrote:Any other kid who died in this way would have only merited a front page in the local newspaper, that's assuming it isn't the local Vegetable and Flower Show Week where it would have been pushed inside the paper. He is only in the national press because he is the son of someone who has some celebrity status.
HERE LIES THE BODY OF
ARTHUR, THE SON OF
WHO DIDN'T LOOK
TO BE HONEST,
IS HE HIDING SOMETHING?
The Times newspaper has removed an article about singer Nick Cave from its website following complaints on social media that it intruded into the singer’s grief at his son’s death.
The newspaper conceded the story, headlined “Let your children feel fear, Cave urged before son’s death”, was “inappropriate” but has yet to issue a public apology.
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