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Meet the Germans

English words the Germans use wrongly: Part 2

When is toast not really toast? Rachel Stewart is back with more English words that have been given a new meaning in Germany.

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Rachel is on a mission to investigate the idiosyncrasies of daily life in Germany. Every two weeks she explores a new topic — from beer to nudity to complicated grammar. This week, she's continuing the linguistic theme.

Rachel moved from the UK to Germany in 2016. As a relative newcomer she casts a fresh eye over German clichés and shares her experiences of settling into German life.

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