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Re: Karl guilty of using von, but no penalty (so far)
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Archduke Karl of Austria has been found guilty by an Austrian court of violating the April 3, 1919 law which forbids the use of the particle von, but the court has been unable to determine a fine.
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Quite ridiculous to use a 100 years old law which was passed by the Austrian parliament in a time when the circumstances were quite different. It sounds that it is time to abolish that law. I wonder what the European Court would say about this.