The first verse of the "Deutschlandlied" is "Deutschland, Deutschland uber alles
, uber alles in der Welt," and translates to "Germany above all, above all in the world.
But he screwed it wide and I should have known then it was written in stars - Deutschland uber alles
DEUTSCHLAND, Deutschland uber alles
- the opening words of the German national anthem - mean literally 'Germany, Germany, above all'.
IT might be some time until Fulham run out to play wearing lederhosen to the strains of Deutschland Uber Alles
It was easy to see how the hands went up automatically when they played the Deutschland uber alles
Exploiting photomontage to devastating effect, his ploy was to take a familiar image and turn it on its head by adulterating it, as in his Dadaist cover for Kurt Tucholsky's satirical book Deutschland, Deutschland uber Alles
a reference to the first line of their national anthem, Deutschland Deutschland uber alles
Accompanying the stationary camera's multiple-angled tableau are the distant strains of the "Deutschlandlied," the German national anthem -- specifically the expurgated verse that non-Germans most love to recall, "Deutschland, Deutschland uber alles
,/ Uber alles in der Welt," (Germany, Germany above everything,/ Above everything in the world).
Maybe Ahmadinejad will finally solve the problem and one can again sing Deutschland uber Alles
in a loud voice and with a clear conscience.
However, besides singing Silent Night on Christmas Eve by candlelight, the fact that one of the hymns we sang used the same music as Deutschland Uber Alles
and the church's decor, I really don't carry much of what went on in church with me today.
I don't want Deutschland uber alles
, because I'm an Anglophile, But my Francophone is broken, it won't be ringing for a while.
I swear that when some German ex-pats in matching ski jackets successfully bid for a dilapidated flat in Brighton I wouldn't have blinked had some grainy footage of the Nuremburg rallies flashed up to the deafening chorus of Deutschland, Deutschland Uber Alles