Re: Intergermansk - Pizza packaging text :D
|From:||Thomas R. Wier <trwier@...>|
|Date:||Friday, February 4, 2005, 13:28|
From: "Pascal A. Kramm" <pkramm@...>
> > Some academic- and editorial-page-speak:
> > Zeitgeist 1.6M
> > Weltanschauung 450k
> > Same comment applies.
> Well, those are words an educated person should know :)
And in fact most educated English speakers *do* know these words; that's
why they have orders of magnitude, up to 100 times, more hits than
"champignon". Again, it doesn't prove that "champignon" is a word educated,
even hyperliterate, English speakers are likely to know.
Thomas Wier "I find it useful to meet my subjects personally,
Dept. of Linguistics because our secret police don't get it right
University of Chicago half the time." -- octogenarian Sheikh Zayed of
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Chicago, IL 60637