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I don't speak German but I have invented this pun in German:
Was lebt im Thunersee? Der Thunfisch.How did I come up with this joke, since I don't speak German?
I was in Interlaken, Switzerland, so I found out about the Thunersee, which reaches from Interlaken to Thun. I immediately thought of the word Thunfisch, which I knew from menus and food stores. One could imagine the presence of Thunfisch in the Thunersee. So I had the basic idea for the joke.
I determined how I would state the joke in English. Then I asked a native speaker of German (there were plenty of those in Switzerland) how to say the same thing in German.
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