Quotes: Germanic Depressives
"Ah, so it's the traditional warm German welcome, then."
"Who sayz zer Germans hef no sense von humour?"
"Just about eferybody, I zink."
We Germans aren't all smiles und sunshine.
Nicky: "'Schadenfreude', huh? What's that, some kind of Nazi word?" Gary: "Yep. It's German for "Happiness at the misfortune of others!" Nicky: "'Happiness at the misfortune of others'... That is German!"
"I was once on a German talk show, and this woman said to me, 'Mr. Williams, why do you think there is not so much comedy in Germany?' And I said, 'Did you ever think you killed all the funny people?'"
On Ian's team tonight is a German comedian who once did a show about the history of German humour. It was an hour long, with a 58-minute interval.