Date: Fri, 28 Nov 1997 16:25:31 -0500 From: Kendra Banks Perry Subject: Re: "Ich bin ein Berliner" When I was in Austria studying German, my teacher told us that the word "Berliner" does indeed refer to a jelly doughnut in some areas (every little district seems to have different words for pastries). He said that Kennedy's remark was, however, easily understood with its original intent and was not the disastrous gaffe some people make it out to be. Kendra Banks Perry banks[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]