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No Denglish

ChicagoKarl notes the prevelence of English jargon in the German language, especially in IT. I think German would be a lot easier without any English words, because

  1. I don't which article to use with them
  2. I don't konw how to pronounce them (correct English or phonetic German)
  3. They don't always mean what you think they mean (i.e. "handy" doesn't mean adept, and "pullover" has nothing to do with the wool over your eyes)

I don't worry about it much though. I haven't had any angst of foreign languages since I had a blitz course in French back in kindergarten.

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