• John Kerry Is Boring in Every Language

    John KerrySecretary of State John "Human Ambien" Kerry's facility with French is well-known, even if he keeps his cunning linguistics hidden when he's on American soil.

    But did you know he spoke German?

    Kerry: [in German] Very good, thank you. All is well. Your shoes are fantastic, yes? [...] No, no, I can only speak a little German. But I would say, it is wonderful to be back herein Berlin. Thank you. And now I will speak in English because it's easier. [end of German]

    And Italian?

    Kerry thanked Prime Minister Mario Monti in Italian for his "spirit of friendship."

    And Norwegian!?

    [Kerry] won praise from his Norwegian counterpart Espen Barth Eide, who said after talks at the State Department that Kerry "can even speak quite impressively Norwegian phrases."

    Eide added, "Secretary Kerry made a very good poi– Zzzzzzzzzzzz…"

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    Tags: France, Germany, Italy, John Kerry, Norway, Secretary of State


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