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Today, a German guy came into the place where I work. Eager to use the German that I'd learned from my immigrant mother and her family, I started a conversation. Things were going well until the term I grew up thinking meant "Africa" turned out to be racist, translating as "Ape Land." FML

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I agree, your life sucks (31396) - you deserved it (4108)

On 02/26/2013 at 11:50pm - misc - by Jan (man) - United States (Michigan)

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Africa in Deutsch, is Afrika.

#2 - On 02/27/2013 at 3:14am by StanSmith2013

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Now you know your family is racist!

#9 - On 02/27/2013 at 3:27am by bach2121

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