Tag Archives: French

The Christmas Truce

German soldiers in trenches

-- By David G. Stratman From his book "We Can Change the World" ÔÇ¿It was December 25, 1914, only 5 months into World War I. German, British, and French soldiers, already sick and tired of the senseless killing, disobeyed their superiors and fraternized with "the enemy" along two-thirds of the Western Front (a crime punishable by death in times of war). German troops held Christmas trees up out of the trenches with signs, "Merry Christmas."

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Travel Signs

As you travel the world over, you'll find some very interesting signs...
especially to Americans and others who speak English...

Sign on Vietnamese restaurant in Salt Lake City, USA:ÔÇ¿
Starting Tuesday, we will be closed Monday.

An Italian hotel brochure:ÔÇ¿
This hotel is renowned for its peace and solitude. In fact, crowds from all over the world flock here to enjoy its solitude.

Sign at a French swimming pool:ÔÇ¿
Swimming is forbidden in absence of the Saviour.ÔÇ¿ÔÇ¿

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