Meet your new middle linebacker: Jonathan Vilma and his many languages
I mean, how many people know that ... but I'm all rusty right now." He does know two ways to say "goodbye" in German ("Auf Wiedersehen" and "Tschüss") and "I love you" ("Ich liebe dich"). As for French and Creole, Vilma said that his parents didn't ...
Britain, ich liebe dich
English humour depends more on double-meanings, while the more rigorous structure of German means that its humour is based on ideas more than plays on words. Despite this, Germany's love of British comedy extends to Blackadder and Fawlty Towers ...
Even in English, a Language Gap
But I sensed that when he cursed in English it was just a sound to him, because when I curse in a foreign language ... German and English. Two languages separate us. I don’t speak German but I’ve said “ich liebe dich” plenty of times and it never ...
Ich Liebe Dich, Je T’aime: France and Germany Celebrate 50 years
It may be a difficult marriage, born of proximity and convenience rather than passion, but today German Chancellor Angela Merkel and ... to be the one that will work better in the end. If it does, it will have its shrewdly mild leaders to thank.
Ode to joy of learning German in a choir robe
Our assignment: sing Friedrich Schiller’s Ode to Joy as part of the ... Even so, it’s clear why German is not one of the romance languages. Even terms of endearment sound harsh. “I love you” translates to “Ich liebe dich.”