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    Ancestry of South Germans, Austrians, Swiss

    Going by the ancient tribal groupings of ancient Europe, who are the ancestors of the southern Germans, Austrians, and German speaking Swiss? All of these places were once Celtic speaking areas being home the the Helvetti, the La Tene Celts, and other such groups. The Germanic tribes in the dark...
  2. Oasis

    Politics Why German Speaking Countries Don't Unite Into One Big German Country?

    Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. All these 4 countries speak German as their first and official language. they are bordering each other. They once used to be one country, yet they are divided. Always thought about that..
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    More money. Luxembourg or Switzerland.

    Where do you generally make more money. Luxembourg or Switzerland? Several sites mention Luxembourg as the 2nd richest country in the world with the 2nd highest GDP per capita. But if you check numbeo.com/cost-of-living/compare_countries_result.jsp?country1=Luxembourg&country2=Switzerland...
  4. Maciamo

    Swiss newspaper accuses French people of being lazy, arrogant and always complaining

    In February this year, the CEO of the US tyremaker Titan mocked French work ethic, saying that French workers only put in three hours a day and he would have to be "stupid" to invest in the country. The French reaction was indignant. At the time Arnaud Montebourg, the French Minister of...