Denglish 50: The German Renames a Famous Scotsman

One weekend in August, The Wife and I put a Netflix movie into our DVD player and settled onto the couch as the trailers began. The first one was for some silly re-release of the Star Wars prequels, in which Scottish actor Ewan McGregor is seen prancing about with his glowing lightsaber at full salute.

THE WIFE: “What is his name? George McGuire?”

ME: “Yes.”

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