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Why do Germans write and say 23 as 'Dreiundzwanzig' instead of 'zwanzig (und) drei'? [duplicate]

In most languages in Europe 23 is written as twenty-three, only German and Dutch it is spoken and written like three-twenty. What is the reason/cause of that?
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Is there any etymological connection between Herr->herrlich and Dame->dämlich? [duplicate]

There is a very sexist proverb in German: "Herr" kommt von "herrlich" und "Dame" kommt von "dämlich" Rough translation: The German word for sir is derived from the word great and the German word ...
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Words in English sharing etymological roots with the German “toll”

Consider the German adjective toll meaning great or mad. I am looking for the examples of English words (if any) containing some variation of toll and sharing some etymological root with toll (so ...
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Webwörter neu erfinden - Für google, duckduckgo, photoshop

Please provide the equivalent german words for the following terms. google (verb) photoshopped (verb and abjective) duck it (from duckduckgo.com - brand new) Is there any urban dictionary (apart ...
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What or where is “Kehrzel”? [closed]

I am doing some genealogy work on a German family, and came across a message board post which claims a certain person to be from "Kehrzel"? I could not determine any location in Germany named ...