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It's musiKk (6D, 75, 73, 69, 4B, 6B). Not music, musik, musick, musikK, musikk, musickk, etc...

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Feb
7
comment Was bedeutet eigentlich “gesäßkalt”?
@JohnSmithers: Das war nur eine Vermutung mit praktisch null Recherche. Und da mir die Dialekte unserer südlichen Nachbarn nicht geheuer sind, bin ich da besonders vorsichtig. ;)
Feb
7
comment Was bedeutet eigentlich “gesäßkalt”?
Klingt wie ein Euphemismus für arschkalt. Der Spiegel lässt mit dem Begriff "Kachelmannsche Wetterwörter" vermuten, dass diese Wörter nicht sonderlich verbreitet sind.
Feb
2
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Are second-hand books suitable for learning German?
Feb
1
comment Did the connotation of “emsig” change?
Agreed. I think when not used ironically the word even expresses admiration.
Feb
1
comment Roman Numeral 2 (II) under Bundesadler
I'm really not sure whether this is language related. Let's see where it is going...
Jan
31
comment Did the connotation of “emsig” change?
Personally I think the question is fine. Knowing what is or might be offending is extremely useful when conversing with people in one's non-native language.
Jan
31
comment Did the connotation of “emsig” change?
@Takkat: It's not like it's nobody. Imagine a grandmother that makes 50 elaborate presents for her 50 grandchildren. She definitely would be emsig. ;)
Jan
31
answered Did the connotation of “emsig” change?
Jan
30
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Welche Schriftsteller oder Dichter waren für die Entwicklung der deutschen Sprache ausschlaggebend?
Jan
27
comment Are the subjunctives of “brauchen” and “verbrauchen” different?
@Hendrik: And what would be your conclusion if all synonyms also increased by the same factor? Hopefully a different one than in the case where synonyms did not increase or even decreased.
Jan
27
comment Are the subjunctives of “brauchen” and “verbrauchen” different?
@Hendrik: I think an ngram of a single word without a comparison is next to useless.
Jan
25
comment What typographical rules are applied when creating the “Esszett” in a new font?
@Takkat: I agree that the keyboard question is not really on topic either. However the other two are questions about punctuation which is part of German orthography. Character design certainly is not.
Jan
24
comment What typographical rules are applied when creating the “Esszett” in a new font?
Come to think of it, this question is actually off-topic. There is a graphic design site that should be better suited.
Jan
24
comment What typographical rules are applied when creating the “Esszett” in a new font?
To be honest: I fail to see the real problem. Sure there are a lot of variants but that is true for many letters, e.g. a, g, w, and &. And these are only latin letters. (Admittedly, I'm no type designer but merely a typography geek.)
Jan
24
reviewed Reject suggested edit on What typographical rules are applied when creating the “Esszett” in a new font?
Jan
14
comment Verwendet man Abkürzungen in (technischen) Texten?
Nun, in der Frage ging es ja eher um Abkürzungen wie z. B. oder bzw. Die gehören m. E. nach nicht in ein Glossar. Dann lieber ausschreiben. Für technische Begriffe halte ich ein Glossar und evtl. Ausschreiben bei erster Benutzung aber für angemessen.
Jan
13
answered Richtige Verwendung von “offenbar”
Jan
11
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Jan
11
comment Gibt es Steigerungsformen für falsch und richtig?
Zu schwangerer hat der Zwiebelfisch auch etwas zu sagen.
Jan
10
comment How do I answer a phone call?
I used to do that too. However I don't think you have to be particularly polite when answering a phone anymore. Someone else wants something from me (the least of which is my time). It also creates a lot of confusion when e.g. you still live with your parents and get confused with your father/mother all the time. All this only applies when I don't know/see the caller ID.