From the "it's just silly enough to include as a Friday afternoon posting" files, I saw this pop up on MSN today.
English as a Second Language
Our correspondent can get by in several languages, but that has been of little use in Torino.
Rule #1 when traveling overseas: never assume your language will be spoken widely and that you will understood wherever you go.
Enjoy your weekend and the opening of the Olympics tonite, should you tune in.