melissa_42 (melissa_42) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Food packaging

I recently bought a bag of candy from a grocery store in Vienna and was surprised by the languages on the package: German, Greek, Hungarian and Slovenian.  German is there for obvious reasons, and I can also understand the Hungarian and Slovenian because those are the languages of some ethnic minorities in a few of the states, but the Greek surprised me.  Has anyone else been surprised by the language options on packaging or instructions?
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