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Poland’s Prime Minister Kaczynski Dares To Mention The War

by | 22nd, June 2007

POLANDS’s prmie minister  Jaraslaw Kaczynski accuses the Germans of “incomprehensible crimes” against his country. Poland is in the EU. So too Germany.

Dizzy writes :

Don’t mention the war. I mentioned it once but I think I got away with it. A classic comedy phrase from Basil Fawlty in a series which I suppose, if it was shown now, would probably draw tonnes of complaints about racism, sexism, political incorrectness whilst remaining hilarious funny of course.

“The Germans” is a classic episode where Basil, having concussion, starts saying the wrong things to his German hotel guests and proceeds to goose-step around his dining room whilst doing Hitler impressions and talking about piano wire whilst equaling reminding his staff that they must not “mention the war”. The entire thing culminates, if I remember correctly, like this,

German: Will you please stop talking about the war?
Basil: Why? You started it?
German: No we didn’t.

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