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39210Re: [Czechlist] Re: CHAT: Is CR in the Central or Eastern Europe?

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  • Jennifer Hejtmankova
    Feb 23, 2009
      Didn't this have more to do with the time zone (CET) rather than the
      geographical location, perhaps?

      Jennifer

      On 23.2.2009, at 12:47, James Kirchner wrote:

      > When I lived in Marianske Lazne, I listened to American radio programs
      > (regular ones, not military ones) on US Armed Forces Radio, which I
      > believe was broadcast from Munich. At the top and bottom of the hour,
      > they would say, for example, "It's 9:00 in Central Europe!" Always
      > Central Europe.
      >
      > This means that in their minds, the region Central Europe does exist,
      > and that Germany is in it.
      > <snip>
      >


      >
      > Jamie
      >
      > On Feb 23, 2009, at 5:45 AM, charliestnfrd wrote:
      >
      > > --- In Czechlist@yahoogroups.com, "kzgafas" <kzgafas@...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I find this article quite interesting:
      > > > http://www.blisty.cz/2009/2/23/art45478.html
      > > >
      > > > However, I disagree with Jan Culik on this issue.
      > > >
      > > Interesting. To be honest if I ring anyone in Britain and tell
      > them to
      > > get a move on and not keep asking me to "bear with them", then I
      > say I
      > > am calling from Eastern Europe always - partly because it will make
      > > them get more of a move on than "Central Europe" and partly because
      > > for
      > > us everything that was behind the Iron Curtain is Eastern Europe
      > and I
      > > don't think most British people would understand what I meant by
      > > Central Europe - perhaps Germany and Austria at a push. I think I am
      > > in
      > > Jan's camp on that one.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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      >
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