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Formal term for German pub Landlord.

Otherwise known in H.M. Forces slang as Fritz, Herman, Oi Adolph!, Hermann, Kraut Features or Herr Schnitzel. What Mein Host wipes your glass with before he fills it up with beer if you call him the above to his face will depend on ...

  • his sense of humour (remember he's German),
  • how much you spend in his hostelry (hope its a lot)
  • whether England have just been put out by Germany on penalties again

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