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How to say Hello in Switzerland

There are four official languages in Switzerland, so you can say hello in German, French, Italian and Romansh (also called or Raetoromanisch). It is considered polite when you look into someone’s eyes and wish them with a smile. In German: Say “Grüezi” to greet one person, or “Grüezi Mitenand” to greet two or more people. In French: “Bonjour” In Italian: “Buongiorno” during the day and “Buonasera” in the evening In Romansh: “Bun di” for good morning. Pronounced as “boon dee” “Buna saira” for good afternoon or good evening. Pronounced as “boon-a serra”....

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Matter-of-fact

  • Matter-of-Fact of the week #54:

    Photo of Indira Gandhi Planetarium, Lucknow

    In the TIME published article ’15 Buildings That Don’t Look Like Buildings’, they featured the Indira Gandhi Planetarium, Lucknow. Opened in 2003, the planetarium resembles Saturn, by incorporating a sphere of diameter 21m. However, there was an error in the design, Saturn has seven rings while the building has only five.

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Emergency numbers

112 - International emergency call

117 - Police emergency call

118 - Fire Station

140 - Breakdown service

143 - Crisis line

144 - Emergency Rescue

145 - Toxin information

147 - Children emergency call

163 - Road condition