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Germany is a lot poorer now than it used to be

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

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Yesterday Loriot (born as Bernhard Victor Christoph-Carl von Bülow almost 88 years ago) - to my mind Germany’s best humorist of all time - died.
It should not come as such a big surprise considering his age, but I guess some things you kind of never expect to happen.

I can’t remember a time when I did not know his works.

Here’s a sketch that even non-Germans should be able to understand:

And here’s one for Lelly (replaced with a mutilated version of the actual sketch as the good video I linked to first got deleted by the Youtube user):