- In Royal Flash, Bismarck and his cronies never bother to teach Flashman Danish while grooming him for his role as a Danish prince. This seems like a weird oversight, especially given the thoroughness of the rest of their training and preparations. But then, they're all hard-line German imperialists. Perhaps it never occurs to them that Flashman may come into a situation where he'll need to speak any other language than German.
Fridge / Flashman