Impressed by the EU

Generally I don't like the European Union. But I'm totally impressed by their administrative offices. Try it out yourself: Simply write an email to one of them. You will receive an answer within just a few hours. And the best: You will get the answer clearly written in your native language - no matter in what country the office is, may it be Spain or for example Belgium.
Really impressive. Especially if you compare this to the incredible slow reaction times of Austrian officials, who would need months for this. But I don't want to start thinking about how much overhead it is to have translators for all 23 official EU languages sitting in every office..

seven comments, already:

This system is amazing and the overhead is really mind blowing. But anyway it is better this way, may be.
kinjel () - 31 03 08 - 18:00

What did you write them about? O_o
Matthias - 31 03 08 - 22:58

Maybe they have a centralized “translation office” :-).
Giacomo Graziosi () (link) - 31 03 08 - 23:53

thats why we need one european language. european or spanish id say
Halan - 01 04 08 - 14:04

european d’oh! i mean english of course. or maybe invent a language and call it european ;)
Halan - 01 04 08 - 14:04

i’d rather suggest romansh. would be fairer for anyone. or japanese.
xaos - 01 04 08 - 18:32

japanese isnt easy for us

ofc it has to be a german or latin language so its possible to learn it for europeans. btw what is romansh?
Halan - 01 04 08 - 19:16


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