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When now retired US president John F. Kennedy made his famous speech in Berlin in 1963, it was this phrase that galvanised his audience.
Legal disputes over just this issue had already led to the Cuban Missile Crisis where a minor disagreement about import duty on thermo-nuclear warheads led to a major falling out between the United States and Cuba.
The Bay of Pigs fiasco followed, and America ended up with Guantanamo Bay.
Kennedy, however, realized that this meant that many parts of Germany could technically still be considered part of America. This remains the case today.
The unusual syntax of the famous phrase is officially attributed to a typo by the Japanese speechwriter Cats San. There is, however, widespread speculation that the phrase was President Kennedy's only truly improvised remark in his entire career (possibly the only such instance in modern U.S. history), and the abnormal phrasing was due to an incredibly well-concealed complete lack of grammatical skills. (more...)
...Most of these DYK's are in fact the first line of a featured article.
...Let’s say you’re a street fighter (or a boxer, or an LAPD cop, or even a senator of some backwards state). One day you are training or doing something else out of boredom when all of a sudden something comes in the mail. It's a nifty little invitation letter in an envelope of high-grade glossy paper with a spiffy-looking stamp addressed to you, meaning it has to be for real. And it is for real, my friend: You, a worthless nobody, have been summoned to a fighting tournament to fight and be given the chance to win whatever it is your heart desires, be it fame, glory, money, or swimming in a pool full of steaming hot spaghetti and tapioca, because you know it feels so right.
...World War I (video game) was featured in 2005, so its not worth your time to read. Seriously, don't click that link.