German Professors Declare War on English Terms

“Saying they are appalled by the way the United States and Britain defied the will of the United Nations and attacked Iraq, the four [German] professors declared war on borrowed English terms in German such as ‘okay,’ ‘T-shirt’ and ‘party.’ They have devised French-language alternatives: ‘d’accord,’ ‘tricot’ and ‘fete.'” —German Professors Declare War on English TermsReuters)