The Awful German Language
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Alla Nabatova
Alla Nabatovahas quoted10 months ago
In the hospital yesterday, a word of thirteen syllables was
successfully removed from a patient
Dizhak Vasyl
Dizhak Vasylhas quoted15 days ago
For instance, the same sound, SIE, means YOU,
and it means SHE, and it means HER, and it means IT, and it means THEY, and
it means THEM.
Inna Smurova
Inna Smurovahas quoted5 months ago
I heard a Californian student in Heidelberg say, in one of his calmest moods, that he would rather decline two drinks than one German adjective.
Nika Kovach
Nika Kovachhas quoted9 months ago
it had been accomplished under great
difficulty and annoyance, for three of our teachers had died in the mean
time. A person who has not studied German can form no idea of what a
perplexing language it is.
Alice Krasikova
Alice Krasikovahas quotedlast year
My philological studies have satisfied me that a gifted person ought to
learn English (barring spelling and pronouncing) in thirty hours, French in
thirty days, and German in thirty years.
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