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Hot diggety dog: the language of hotdogs

 

In my local supermarket there is a section of shelving devoted to sausages in tins and jars. American-style hot dogs whose…

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Word of the day Sprachgefühl
Pronunciation: ˈSHpräkɡəˌf(y)o͞ol
noun
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…

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“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”

Albert Einstein

(1879–1955)

German-born theoretical physicist

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5 language facts about the European Union

 

The European Union was established on 1 November 1993; in order to mark this anniversary, let’s take a look at some of the…