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Das Unwort des Jahres – faux-pas word of the year Posted by on Dec 5, 2012

Today I want to let you know about a strange linguistic thing that happens in Germany every year since 1991. A jury of linguists and journalists regularly nominates the “Unwort des Jahres” (faux-pas word of the year). Understandably you might ask: why? Well, the goal of the action is to achieve a more sensitive way…

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