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Far-right German candidate promises to get rid of Arabic numerals

Posted on September 2nd, 2017 at 9:59 by John Sinteur in category: News -- Write a comment


“Mr. Best … I find it alarming that in Völklingen many house numbers are displayed in Arabic numerals. How would you like to take action against this creeping foreigner infiltration?” asked the Die Partei politician.

The audience cheered and laughed, but Stern reported that Best gave a serious answer: “You just wait until I am mayor. I will change that. Then there will be normal numbers.”

You’d think people were smarter anno MMXVII…

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