I recently got Nothing for Ungood from a friend. it offers a hilarious perspective on Germans and I can only agree. Maybe not so much about the handshake part, but the rest is definitely true.
My favorite quote: “Living in Germany is great, and I would recommend it to anyone. Speaking German, on the other hand, is terrible and it should be avoided at all costs. In fact, Mark Twain warned us way back in 1880 in his essay The Awful German Language not to bother with this language. There are countless reasons not to learn German, so let’s discuss a few:
1. The German language is, in fact, impossible to learn[...]”
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