Date: Thu, 27 Nov 1997 13:51:36 +0000

From: Duane Campbell dcamp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]EPIX.NET

Subject: Re: "Ich bin ein Berliner"

At 12:37 PM 11/27/97 -0500, you wrote:

When time permits, I'll send along some other examples of gaffes in

communication. Two come to mind now. During his presidency, George Bush

visited Australia, and flashed the V (for Victory) sign when getting off

the plane. I remember the American newspapers explaining the next day

that in Australia that sign is an indecent gesture.

I wonder what the Aussies thought of Churchill.


Duane Campbell dcamp[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]