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#205960 - 06/04/12 11:52 AM Does Anyone Know.....
deansv Offline
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I believe there is a word (or brief phrase) in German that is used to refer to someone who has an innate ability to notice typographical errors or mispronunciations. I read an article about it many years ago in the Los Angeles Times, but have been unable to find it since. Can anyone help me with this? Thanks!

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#205961 - 06/04/12 01:49 PM Re: Does Anyone Know..... [Re: deansv]
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I got some German speaking Facebook friends. I'll ask there.

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#205963 - 06/04/12 02:22 PM Re: raisin-pooper [Re: deansv]
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I believe there is a word (or brief phrase) in German that is used to refer to someone who has an innate ability to notice typographical errors or mispronunciations.

Arschloch?
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#205964 - 06/04/12 04:50 PM Re: raisin-pooper [Re: zmjezhd]
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heh.

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#205965 - 06/04/12 04:59 PM Re: raisin-pooper [Re: tsuwm]
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Not unless they go all over you about the errors they've found. I'm getting some responses on my Facebook question but nothing quite serious yet. The best seems to be Typologe.

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#205966 - 06/04/12 05:07 PM Re: raisin-pooper [Re: Faldage]
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Typologe

I enjoy the terms pilkunnussija in Finnish and (as noted by one of the comments on your FB posting and referred to above in my subject line) and the German Korinthenkacker.

Not unless they go all over you about the errors they've found.

Unfortunately that seems to be par for the course.
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#205968 - 06/04/12 08:25 PM Re: raisin-pooper [Re: zmjezhd]
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Originally Posted By: zmjezhd


Not unless they go all over you about the errors they've found.

Unfortunately that seems to be par for the course.


Those are the only ones you notice.

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#205972 - 06/04/12 10:53 PM Re: raisin-pooper [Re: tsuwm]
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tsuwm, I couldn't help wondering if there's a link between this too shall pass and your subject title change! smile

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#205977 - 06/05/12 12:06 AM Re: raisin-pooper [Re: Jackie]
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mebbe so - but I dint do it!

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#205978 - 06/05/12 12:39 AM Re: raisin-pooper [Re: tsuwm]
olly Offline
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Would i be considered guilty of Arschloching for pointing out that it was Z who changed the title?

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