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The Awful German Language by Mark Twain

The Awful German Language

by Mark Twain

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If you’ve ever studied German (and maybe even if you haven’t), you’re likely to find this short essay to be hilarious. Published as Appendix D from Twain’s 1880 book A Tramp Abroad, this comedic gem outlines the pitfalls one will encounter when trying to wrap one’s mind around the torturous German cases, adjective endings, noun genders, and verb placement.

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Humorless & Amateur
Reviewer LOLDavid
 August 18, 2006
Rainer speaks English but has a German accent and he gives a rather humorless, amateur reading of this Mark Twain essay.

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  • Published: 2002
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: T016812
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