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Ian O'Doherty: Guess they weren't fans of the movie

Published 05/01/2011 | 05:00

The Germans aren't exactly renowned for their sense of humour, but that's not entirely fair on them.

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After all, the great German comic Henning Wehn proves that they can actually laugh at themselves ("The British always say we Germans have no sense of humour. I don't think that's funny.") and their humour tends, surprise surprise, to lend itself towards the darker end of the spectrum.

But not everyone gets them -- UEFA being the most obvious example.

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