Category: German and English languages
8 May 2022 The war in Ukraine has catapulted yet another German word into English vocabulary in just two months. The word is Zeitenwende, turning point. It takes its place next to venerable old-timers such as zeitgeist, angst and doppelgänger. I’m going to indulge in the luxury of ignoring the war itself. Instead, let’s take […]
Speaking a foreign language can be tricky. Sometimes it can also get you into trouble – serious trouble. German umlauts – those two dots on some vowels. are often the culprit
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