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16 English Words That Are Actually German (Part 2) Posted by on Mar 30, 2015

Here’s the second part of ’16 English words that are actually German’! Click here for the first 8 words. Doppelgänger Literal translation & German meaning: Double walker, or someone who looks identical to you Meaning in English: Someone who looks exactly the same as you but is not related to you Use in a sentence…

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16 English Words That Are Actually German (Part 1) Posted by on Mar 29, 2015

Guten Tag! Yes, it’s another Denglish post – but this time with a twist! We might get slightly irritated with the way the English language is manipulating modern German (and the various ways in which it’s doing it), but before we get too irritated, let’s take a look at how many German words the English…

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