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#521 - 03/15/01 07:01 AM Re: Guten Tag
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#524 - 03/27/01 05:24 AM Re: Guten Tag
Loc: Hartsville, New York.
I have read the story that Twain quote is from. It is out of The Awful German Language. If you ever find it anywhere, read it. It goes on a bit in one part about the illogic of how they use gender.he has a short story in there translated word for word into English. The whole thing is very funny
#525 - 03/27/01 07:38 PM Re: Guten Tag
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
#526 - 04/12/01 10:30 PM Re: Guten Tag/Words from German
Loc: Rio Grande, Cape May County, N...
Neanderthal: A species of prehistoric man first identified in the Neander Valley; Neander + Thal/Tal (valley)...no, don't ask! Sorry, folks, I had to!
#527 - 05/25/01 09:49 PM Words spelled the same in German and English
The word terrorist is spelled the same way in German and English. I was wondering if it means the same thing in both languages.
#528 - 06/17/01 05:30 AM Re: Guten Tag
Loc: Munich, Germany
I am constantly amazed by the new and difficult to translate words that I have stumbled upon since moving to Germany. One that I can think of off the top of my head is schrottreif (pronounced shrot-rife). The dictionary translation is "Ready for the scrap heap". What a useful word!
#529 - 06/20/01 11:54 AM Re: Guten Tag
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