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Nazi Rally, Marienplatz April 25

In Uncategorized on April 26, 2009 at 5:32 pm


Munich, April 25. Right-wing extremists march on Marienplatz amid a formidable police presence. The rally commemorates 50 years since the death of fellow right wing political extremist who set himself on fire, subsequently burning to death in a gruesome homage to Nazi ideology.

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The Dinglish Language

In Uncategorized on April 17, 2009 at 5:34 pm

Luke Porter bemoans the  prevalence of English slang in German youth culture.


Yesterday, I was given a brief insight into what here is called ‘die Jugendsprache’, the language of young people. I was quite happily sitting on a U-Bahn when two people got on, who were younger and very much cooler than me. I was very surprised by their language, though. It is quite normal for people in English to use the word ‘man’ indiscriminately in conversation…

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