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Re: German question

From:Rodlox R <rodlox@...>
Date:Friday, September 2, 2005, 16:41
>From: Carsten Becker <naranoieati@...> >Reply-To: >To: >Subject: Re: German question >Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2005 11:42:07 +0200 > >This answer is a little belated I'm afraid ...
not a problem. and, just in case I forgot in my last post: thank you. your assistance is much appreciated.
> >Rodlox wrote: > > > "under development at Peenemunde," > > > > I'd thought it was "Penemunde" or something like > > that...only with an umlaut : somewhere in there. > >It's _Peenemünde_, with the two dots over the U, making it >/pe:n@."mYnd@/. Why do those anglophones always have to omit >diacritics? If you want to have it without the dots, it's >_Peenemuende_, since ä=ae, ö=oe, ü=ue and ß=ss in German >unfriendly environments. > >Carsten