Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Clean As A Whistle

When I first arrived in Germany, this was on the inside of every Citibank toilet stall (at least the men's):

Which is fine. It's a fun rhyme, not too preachy, but then a few months back, THIS was put up:

Ok, no german version? So you somehow know those are all expatriate shit stains that have caused you so much emotional pain that you felt the need to get stickers printed with your strident message? This is the kind of pent-up frustration you get here when there's been no invasion of Poland OR France in 60+ years. I'm telling you, it's a powder keg waiting to blow...


Anonymous said...

i think the new sign should start with "Achim!"

jtingermany said...

Thank you, anonymous!