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Archive for March, 2010

German-American Heritage Posted by on Mar 30, 2010

For those of our Leserschaft (readership) who live in the D.C area, are hardcore road-trip-museum-going junkies, and/or have the time to stop at our nation’s capital, you might want to check out the city’s newest addition, the German-Heritage Museum of the USA. Through Ausstellungun (exhibits) and Veranstaltungen (events), the museum’s main focus is to bring…

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Sehnsucht nach Doener Kebab Posted by on Mar 24, 2010

Move over Big Mac, the Döner Kebab is here to stay. For those of you who have never kosteten (tasted) a Döner Kebab, it is the be-all and end-all of street food—a salty, savory wrap-like meal made up of Fladenbrot (flatbread) gefüllt (filled) with juicy lamb, Kopfsalat (lettuce), Kohl (cabbage), Zwiebeln (onions), Gurken (cucumbers) and Tomaten…

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German Numbers 1-100 Posted by on Mar 24, 2010

For language learners new to German, a simple table of numbers can be quite useful! We’ve created that very thing for you right here. If you are looking to learn German, check out our website at for free resources like German Word of the Day and our German Facebook community, or take it to…

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Marathon Posted by on Mar 22, 2010

From 2008 to 2009 I used to live in France. During that time I had a break from work and time to do some other things. So I set myself the goal to run a marathon, my first one by the way. For me as a smoker it was pretty hard but after months of…

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Spreewald Posted by on Mar 20, 2010

The Spreewald is located between the counties of Spree-Neiße, Dahme-Spreewald and Oberspreewald-Lausitz. It is separated into the bigger Oberspreewald and the Northern, smaller Unterspreewald. Between both partial countryside’s areas the river Spree unites the parts in a small area in the city of Lübben, which is also the biggest town in the Spreewald. The Southern…

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Same same but (sounds) different – Part 2 Posted by on Mar 19, 2010

Hi everybody. Here´s the second part of words that are the same in both languages. Today we go on with the letters F to P. But don´t forget: The pronunciation is different in most cases!

The German school system Posted by on Mar 18, 2010

The German school system.

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