• Posts Tagged ‘German’

    Translation Tuesday–Rosswurst!

    by  • May 22, 2012 • Tuesday Posts • 0 Comments

    Happy Tuesday, GLNers, and hang on to your stomachs! Today’s translation story might be a bit much for you if you get grossed out easily, so don’t say I didn’t warn you! This particular story takes place in Germany. The setting: Freimarkt, an Oktoberfest-like festival that occurs in northern Germany every fall. I was...

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    Word-of-the-Week Wednesday–Bia!

    by  • April 25, 2012 • Wednesday Posts • 0 Comments

    It’s that time of the week again! And yes, I mean that as we move over the hump, people are attending happy hours after work. I often fondly refer to happy hours as HHs, although if you ask a German if they want to go to an HH with you, they will likely be...

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    Translation Tuesday–Translation Fun Fact!

    by  • March 27, 2012 • Tuesday Posts • 0 Comments

    If you’re a (language) nerd, this post is definitely for you. Even if you’re not a nerd, this post is still for you. You just might not be feeling as giddy as I am. You might not have extra adrenaline coursing through your veins as you think about the intricacies of switching from one...

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    Translation Tuesday–Gemütlichkeit

    by  • March 20, 2012 • Tuesday Posts • 0 Comments

    As we witnessed last Tuesday, trying to express yourself in a foreign language can be a funny thing. And by funny, I of course mean terribly embarrassing. But difficult translations don’t always have to end in heartbreak! Sometimes it seems impossible to translate a word into another language, not because you’ve mistaken it with...

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    Media Monday!

    by  • March 12, 2012 • Monday Posts • 0 Comments

    Welcome back from the weekend! On last week’s Media Monday we featured a song, so to switch things up a bit we’re going to share a movie with you! Okay, not a whole movie…we don’t have those kinds of rights. But a trailer for a movie that I personally am a huge fan of....

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