My favorite German word
Schnurrbart. It means “mustache.” According to my German teacher, it actually translates into something like “cat beard.” How fantastic is that? (I learned it because one of my professors has a rad schnurrbart).
More Than Words: Which Witch is Which?
A good first step is to lay out what we do know ... the Old English wih, or “idol,” associating the word with false worship. Another theory holds that “witch” derived from a Middle High German/Middle Dutch family of words that mean “to rock ...
A Joyful & Malicious History Of 'Schadenfreude'
As we’ll see, while schadenfreude's use in English texts begins in the mid-1800s, it only started making regular appearances in the past three decades. (As I type, Microsoft Word does ... German. My favorite, “Vergangenheitsbewältigung,” means ...
Does Google Have A Secret “Translate” Service & Why Should Search Marketers Care?
The more interesting thing I have noticed is that this translation seems almost human, at least much closer to human than what I am used to seeing on Google Translate online. But what does this all mean ... translations from English to Spanish and ...
Word Lens translates text in real time
That's exactly what Word Lens does ... packs -- which handled English-to-German and German-to-English, for example -- cost $10 each. When Google purchased Word Lens, it dropped the price of all the packs to free. That means you can get the app and all ...