Tag: German words
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On this instalment of the Weekly Word Watch, it’s millennial mashups, prognosticating presidents, ‘complicated’ translations, and really, really, really long German words: Parennial What happens when millennials – the tech-forward, oft-scorned generation born around 1980-2000 – have children? Why, we get a new word! For the New York Times, Bruce Feiler examined the parenting practices […]more
A mainstay of the English-speaking internet, below pictures of funny cats but nonetheless readily familiar, is the article about German words that, depending on the slant of the article, either reveal the inimitability of the German psyche or deserve to be imitated in English. Far more than French, say, or Italian, the German language has […]more