Tag Archives: German
According to Zeit Magazine: “30 years ago, on September 9, 1982 at 11:44am, Scott Fahlman posted the first emoticon. Nothing was ever the same ;-)”
Do you think we’re better or worse off because of emoticons?
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more