As my faithful blog readers (Hi Dad!) know, I have a lot of foreign language study under my belt. The French you’re no doubt aware of, but I also studied Spanish, German, Russian and Hebrew, not to mention the few words of Bahasa Indonesia I picked up when I spent two months there in 1984 working for a law firm that represented Bank Indonesia. I consider my accumulated skills in those languages to be an asset for my clients: I have often steered clients away from marks that, while innocuous or nonsensical in English, are obscene or otherwise offensive in other languages.
These guys should’ve checked with me first:
Unless, of course, you consider Wiener or PeePee a good brand for a knife.