conversation overheard on the night tram

Was ist Ihre Nationalität? Was ist Ihre Sprache? Spanisch, Italienisch, Französisch, Deutsch, Englisch)...Wo Kommen Sie? From where do you come? We can speak Italian, French, German, English...should we speak English then?

the language of choice kept changing, the one being spoken to was drunk or just strange or both, eventually it was determined he was from Sri Lanka...the English was just as terrible as the German, or maybe it was another language entirely...he doled out rum to the Swiss...not sure if the first speaker was Swiss but by the number of languages fluently spoken, I would say Swiss for sure...

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