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Father’s Day In Germany Posted by on May 24, 2017

Hallo! Tomorrow, Thursday May 25th, is Father’s Day in Germany. In the UK (and perhaps in your country, too), Father’s Day is generally a family-centred event, where children bring their fathers cards and gifts, or maybe let them have the day off by doing their chores for them. Fathers tend to stay home and relax…

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Driving In Germany? 2 Words You Need To Know! Posted by on Mar 28, 2016

Guten Tag! Today’s ‘untranslatable words’ theme is all about driving, and today I’ve got two words for you instead of one!   Germany is famous for producing high quality Autos (cars) and for its Autobahn (motorway) – more specifically, for the lack of a speed limit on most German motorways. But if you’re hitting the…

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Frohe Ostern! – Happy Easter! Posted by on Apr 5, 2012

The time has come again. Easter is almost here. Since Germany is a Christian country, its people celebrate the annual commemoration of the Auferstehung Jesu Christi (Resurrection of Jesus), commonly known as Ostern (Easter). Both designations German Ostern and English Easter have the same linguistic roots, and there are different explanations of its origin. Among…

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