Why we speak english at all nation naval conferences




 
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Boots
 
March 19th, 2004  
Redneck
 
 
Goldamn straight
March 19th, 2004  
SHERMAN
 
 

Topic: hah


Yes, but some canadians speak french...
March 19th, 2004  
Popeye
 
 
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March 23rd, 2004  
Angelus
 

Topic: Re: Why we speak english at all nation naval conferences


Quote:
Originally Posted by Mark Conley
An officer in the U.S. Naval reserve was attending a conference that
included admirals from both the U.S. Navy and the French Navy. At
a cocktail reception, he found himself in a small group that included personnel from both navies.

The French admiral started complaining that whereas Europeans learned many languages, Americans learned only English. He then asked: "Why is it that we have to speak English in these conferences rather than you speak French?

Without hesitating, the American Admiral replied: "Maybe it's because
the Brits, Canadians, Aussies and Americans arranged it so you would
not have to speak German."

The group became silent.

hehehe grand stuff
May 2nd, 2004  
USYM_1SG
 
nice gid ooorah to tht one
February 27th, 2007  
Team Infidel
 
 
haha
February 27th, 2007  
Padre
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Angelus
hehehe grand stuff
Good one. I'll keep that in the pocket when the need arises.
March 1st, 2007  
AmericanSweetheart
 
 
priceless!
March 5th, 2007  
tomtom22
 
 
Great one!
January 4th, 2009  
scout0317
 
 
haha thats a good one