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Axel Hacke hat sich für diese Woche folgenden Sinnspruch ausgeschnitten und in seinem Büro zwischen Gummibaum, Thermos- und Gießkanne aufgestellt

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Süddeutsche Zeitung
placed it in his office between the rubber tree, thermos and watering can