links for 2009-09-29

  • [[* Interesting list of "TP and FP" words, viz:

    Collection of German words used in English

    * Abseiling
    * Angst
    * Ansatz
    * Bauplan
    * Boesewicht
    * Doppelgaenger
    * Fest
    * Gemisch
    * Gestalt
    * Gesundheit
    * Glockenspiel
    * Goetterdaemmerung
    * Halt
    * Hinterland
    * Iceberg
    * kaputt
    * Katzenjammer
    * Kindergarden (Kindergarden)
    * Kitsch
    * Leitmotif
    * Lust
    * Panzer
    * Poltergeist
    * Rindersterben
    * Schadenfreude
    * Schlepping
    * Schlieren-Optics
    * spritz
    * Umlaut
    * Waldsterben
    * Waltz
    * Zeitgeist

    Unusual or false-positive Cases

    These words are not in the Oxford Eng. Dict.

    * Bauplan
    * Boesewicht
    * Gemisch
    * Kummerbund (false-positive)
    * Lebensraum
    * Meerkat (false-positive)
    * Schlieren-Optics
    * Sonnenblumen

    *]]

    (tags: fun FunQuotes)
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