Johnson: What is a foreign language worth?
This translates into big differences in the language account: your Spanish is worth $51,000, but French, $77,000, and German, $128,000. Humans are famously bad at weighting ... it is GDP you’re after, the world isn’t learning English as fast as some ...
How German came to have such ridiculously long words (cute video)
They just cram all the thoughts together to make a much more convenient word ... there’s a translation below the video. Just to get your started the girl’s name is Barbara, and she’s known for her rhubarb cake – rhubarb in German is Rhabarber.
Does the Holocaust belong to Jews?
On 12 Jan in “Estland denkt über Ehrung der Waffen-SS nach” it ... Die Welt title in German I would translate as “Estonia is thinking about honoring the Waffen-SS after [70 years].” No “outrage” in the German title, nor does “push to honor ...
The German mainstream magazine Spiegel says:'America Must Learn from Germany Before It Is Too Late'
Spiegel US newsweekly Time writes that the wide range of German economic and social reforms have been ... "the most flexible labor market in the world." Well, well what does that it mean when he says ..... "Above all, he praises the United States ...
Food Words You Should Never Use (VIDEO)
Ever get tired of hearing the word "toothsome ... Perhaps just as bad, William Grimes (1999-2003) cops to using "unctuous" too much. Perhaps overuse is inevitable, though. "The vocabulary for taste is very limited," argues Reichl. What do you think ...