Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Nerd Notes: The Verb "Twittern" and Other New German Words

See the German language's new sanctioned words!

2 comments:

lumpy said...

This seems to be a periodic theme. Back in the 90s I read an article about Linux programming words becoming Germanized. E.g., grep is a key search program, and so in English it becomes the verb 'to grep' and in German 'greppen,' (or something like that) I believe. Language is fun.

mj said...

Wow, that's really cool--and blogworthy :D