JFK Gaffe

stephenc

Hallo... The quote from John Kennedy ( Ich bin ein Berliner ) is generally translated as, I am a jelly doughnut. I realize the crowd understood what he meant, but could you please tell me the correct form he should have used. Ich bin Berliner...??? Danke

Paul-Weber

Hallo, yes "Ich bin Berliner" is correct. More commonly used is "Ich komme aus Berlin" As a woman you would say: "Ich bin Berlinerin". Danke Paul

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