"German is spoken in Germany and nearby areas and countries. It is mainly spoken in the back of the throat."
My year 7 French class were thinking of ways to help them memorise the French numbers 1-20. FC put up his hand:
Me: Can you see a pattern? Have you got the hang of it?
FC: I know how to remember eighteen.
Me: Dix-huit? How?
FC: It sounds like These Wheats.
Me: This Week?
FC: These Wheats.
Me: How will that help you remember that dix-huit means eighteen?
FC: Because it sounds like These Wheats.
It reminded me of that great bit in Series 4 of The Wire: