Foreign News: Foreign Words Taboo

Germany wants more money. She has a horrid gap in the budget. What can she do? Possibly nine-tenths of the population of the world are millionaires in German eyes. Then they must be taxed. This cannot be done, but a brilliant Hun thought put a wonderful scheme of taxing foreign words. Thus if anybody prefers "hotel" for " gasthof," "coiffeur" for " haarkünstler," " restaurant " for " wirtschaft," he must pay for offending the populace with these horrid, florid words.


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