You can say “you” to me

You can say “you” to me

There’s an amusing anecdote that is told in Germany about words uttered by Helmut Kohl (or maybe Heinrich Lübke) to Ronald Reagan (or the Queen). I couldn’t track down the truth of who said it to which foreign leader, but apparently, the words uttered...
Is ‚Home Office‘ Denglish?

Is ‚Home Office‘ Denglish?

For obvious reasons, I’ve been thinking about the term ‚Home Office‘ recently. Everyone is working in Home Office. But did you know that, like the words ‚handy‘ and ‚beamer‘, these aren’t Leihwörter from English? Home Office is DENGLISH! What is Denglish? And with...
How to find a Copywriter for English and German

How to find a Copywriter for English and German

My computer pings as an email pops up in my inbox. A list of job advertisements from LinkedIn. ‘Gesucht: Texter, deutsch/english’. I am tempted to reply to one of these ads. Not to apply for a job, but to advise them not to waste their time with their search....