Questions regarding regional differences in usage of the German language.

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Is there a non-regional German expression for the Swabian term “Gschmäckle”?

Is this term only well-known in Southern Germany or also in the deep North? Is there short alternatives for modern High German? Does anyone know a similar English short expression?
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What is the difference between “moin” and “moin moin”?

"Moin" and "moin moin" both are popular salutations in northern Germany - I'm interested in the differences between them. Some say "moin moin" is intended as an answer to "moin", others will label ...
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Welcher Tag ist der nächste Dienstag?

Keeping in mind that today is Saturday 05/28/2011, a German says Gut. Treffen wir uns also am nächsten Dienstag um acht Uhr. What should you do, so as not to miss the appointment? Wenn ...
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Searching German Website with user feedback on regional usage of words and phrases

After seeing the question on the regional usage of a certain grammatical construction: In welchen Regionen ist die dem-sein Form gebräuchlich? I remembered that there is a German website that ...