Frühjahrsmüdigkeit

Theoretically, spring is now upon us. I've already started to see robins, who I trust to tell me the season more than I do the calendar, and there have been a couple of days so far when it was almost warm enough to go outside without a jacket. Unfortunately, though, I live in a part …

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Juoksentelisinkohan

Compound words are fun. German is best known for doing this — stringing words and word parts, known as lexemes, together to create a single monstrosity of a word for something that usually doesn't need a dedicated word to begin with — but a handful of other languages do it too. As a result, those languages …

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