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German Humor: More English for Runaways – Mehr Englisch für Fortgeschrittene Posted by on Sep 18, 2012

In one of my previous post, I have already listed some, let’s say, “Denglish” expressions. So-called English for runaways is very popular among Germans. Actually, English for runaways is very bad English because Germans play with both languages. The simply use the structure of the German language and use English words, that is, they, for…

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Same same but (sounds) different – Part 1 Posted by on Feb 9, 2010

Did you know that there are a lot of words in German that are exactly the same in English? Yes there are! Of course the pronunciation is different from time to time, but the meaning and spelling are mostly the same. I decided to come up with a little series about this topic, so I´ll…

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