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NYT Forgottenfreude

Very clever piece by Ben Schott in Sunday’s New York Times about “the German language’s ability to express the inexpressible” by jamming words together like aluminum-foil balls. Close up: But Schott missed one. Namely, Schlimmbesserung. New Scientist says ‘Schlimmbesserung’ is … Continue reading

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