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For all those who love hilariously long German words, I give you...

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bottersnike Wed 29-Jan-14 13:30:19


AlbertGiordino Thu 30-Jan-14 18:00:39

my favourite compound German noun is...

MmeLindor Thu 30-Jan-14 20:06:08

My all-time favourite German word is Dunstabzugshaube

We are buying a kitchen this year, and I will have ample opportunity to talk about my Edelstahldunstabzugshaube and whether it should be an Umluft-Edelstahldunstabzugshaube, or a Abzug-Edelstahldunstabzugshaube.

bottersnike Fri 31-Jan-14 09:08:15

Like it, Mme Lindor smile

chateauferret Sat 08-Feb-14 15:15:58

Ye Gods and little fishes. If I'd seen that 30 years ago there's no way I'd have done a degree in it grin

Reminds me of the English sentence with 11 instances of the same word one after another with no repetition. I shall post it tomorrow.

chateauferret Sat 15-Feb-14 17:54:22

bit late, sorry.

"John, where James had had 'had', had had 'had had'; 'had had' had had the teacher's approval."

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