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What’s in a word?

Nazis slogans banned in Germany may be legal if they are translated from German into English, one of the country’s highest courts has ruled.

The Federal Court of Justice said it had rescinded a conviction against a man fined 4,200 euros ($5,993) for possessing 100 T-shirts due for sale emblazoned with the words “Blood & Honor” — a translation of the Hitler Youth slogan “Blut und Ehre.”

More at  Court says Nazi slogan is legal in English – Yahoo! News.

August 15, 2009 Posted by | Dumb Bureaucrats, Dumb Stuff | Comments Off on What’s in a word?