Tag Archives: German language

The Umlaut: Two dots that will make or break you

There's nothing quite like the embarrassment of making a major blunder in a foreign language.....

Led astray by my naïve trust in a native speaker, but I should have known better

My trust in native speakers was boundless, and it caused me to maneuver myself into....

How chicken legs, triangles and sphincters will make you laugh

The German language is very precise and detailed, sometimes to the extent that it goes....

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What’s that schmuck doing in the jewelry store?

Listen to Brenda tell the story The war in Ukraine has catapulted yet another German....