Category Archives: Deutsch

  1. Dem Deutschen Volke

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    July 14, 2017 by anelim

    Patriotic urban sculpture / mosaic graffiti in front of the Reichstag in Berlin

  2. Verdammte Idylle

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    July 6, 2017 by anelim

    Der Unterschied zwischen einer Großstadt und einer idyllischen Provinz im 21n Jahrhundert: Züge kommen nur jede 20 Minuten, kein elektronisches …
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  3. Poor Ombré Umbrella

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    July 5, 2017 by anelim

    Auf gepflegtem Fuß leben Oder ohne gepflegten Fuß sterben: Das ist die Frage Die sich Ombré Umbrella stellte. Seine Antwort …
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  4. Denglish (avec Umlauts)

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    June 30, 2017 by anelim

  5. How many consonants can you cope with?

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    June 30, 2017 by anelim

  6. Long words

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    June 22, 2017 by anelim

    The Germans think this is a training in how to wash your hands so you don’t cause dysentery among the …
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  7. One for the consonant clusters collection (or two)

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    May 29, 2017 by anelim

  8. #foreignerfail

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    May 13, 2017 by anelim

    At a conference about women in science, I finally realised that the Fraunhofer Institut in Berlin has nothing to do …
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  9. Impatient times

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    May 12, 2017 by anelim

  10. Kafkaesque Comedy To A Cheery Tune

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    February 5, 2017 by anelim

    This song had me in stitches today. For those readers (and readerins) who do not read German, it is a …
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  11. ANSWER: This building is…

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    December 19, 2016 by anelim

    Not a mosque but an eccentric steam engine building in Potsdam commissioned by Friedrich the Great in the first half …
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  12. Rule of law in the S-Bahn

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    December 1, 2016 by anelim

  13. Not a wedding invitation

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    November 22, 2016 by anelim

  14. Wer Sich Übt

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    November 4, 2016 by anelim

    As I discovered after buying a second-hand skateboard two weeks ago, riding a skateboard isn’t at all like the proverbial …
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  15. Winter is coming

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    November 1, 2016 by anelim

    Spotted a couple of months ago in the U1. 

  16. Hochachtungsvoll

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    October 17, 2016 by anelim

    Didn’t expect to have to use the word Hochachtungsvoll (yours sincerely, formal letter) and figure out how to write a strongly-worded letter …
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  17. Berlin, Berlout

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    August 2, 2013 by anelim

    Here is my post scriptum to Berlin. An early version of the first half is here. I. Today I land. …
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  18. Verliebt in Berlin

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    August 1, 2013 by anelim

  19. Berlin, messages of love

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    July 29, 2013 by anelim

    A collection of very different images which, I think, all share something.

  20. ‘Geteilte Himmel – Getrennte Wege’

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    July 26, 2013 by anelim

    One phrase from this film stuck in my mind and I post it today because it relates to my imminent …
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