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New colleague victim of Cologne carnival customs


On "Weiberfastnacht" (Women's Carnival or Women's Thursday), women take over in Cologne and other cities along the Rhine.

Besides storming city halls, they are after men who wear ties and are keen on cutting off this symbol of male power. Our colleague Ralf became Gabi's victim shortly after 11:11 on February 7, the official start of the street carnival in Cologne.