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I'm a free-lance embedded software developer who likes computer science, mathematics, electronics and foreign languages.

e + 1 = 0

eπ√163 ≅ 6403203 + 744

rot13("fr") = "se"


Jul
22
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
21
comment What's the German for “A Bird in Hand…”?
It seems doves are very variable in size. Here in Germany the standard ones are substantially bigger than a sparrow, the bigger ones are the size of small chickens ("Ringeltaube").
Jul
21
answered What's the German for “A Bird in Hand…”?
Jul
16
comment Busy-ness, angry-ness; is there a simple German suffix rule to make an adjective a noun?
According to LEO "Geschäftigkeit" is "busyness", note the "y".
Jul
16
comment Busy-ness, angry-ness; is there a simple German suffix rule to make an adjective a noun?
"Geschäftigkeit" geht.
Jul
15
answered Darf man im Frauensport von “Mannschaft” reden?
Jul
14
comment Origin and meaning of “toten Hosen”?
I think by now "youth" includes almost everybody.
Jul
10
comment Was ist das Gegenteil von “Nordlicht”?
"Licht" ist ja generell eher positiv, man assoziiert z.B. Intelligenz.
Jul
10
comment “wissen”, “Bescheid wissen” and “gut/besser Bescheid wissen”
I feel a need to cite Werner: Bescheid. de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Werner_%28Comic%29
Jul
10
comment W → V, V → F. Why do German speakers wrongly transpose rather than shift when speaking English?
The same thing happens in German with dialects which pronounce sch and ch both as sch. Some speakers overcompensate and use ch too often, ex-chancellor Kohl being a notable example ("Gechichte").
Jul
10
comment Bedeutung von Damm
Und der Hindenburgdamm führt zur Insel Sylt.
Jun
26
comment Woher stammt der umgangsprachliche Ausdruck „Boah ey“?
"Boah" ist die Aussprache im Ruhrgebiet, hochdeutsch würde man eher "Boh" sagen (mit offenem o).
Jun
19
revised Which letters does the German alphabet consist of?
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Jun
16
comment Translation of John Doe
Well, the most hardened female criminal we had was the phantom of Heilbronn: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phantom_of_Heilbronn
Jun
16
comment Translation of John Doe
We also have "N.N.", "Lieschen Müller", "Erika Mustermann" and "Max Mustermann", but they aren't quite the same either. de.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Doe#Bedeutung
Jun
13
comment Was für ein Wort ist “Ei”/“Ai”?
"Ei" (oder "ei gudd") hört man auch im Saarland sehr oft.
Jun
11
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
10
comment Contemporary music to learn vocabulary from?
When I was young I figured out the lyrics of a lot of english language songs. There was no internet with lyrics sites then.
Jun
10
awarded  Editor
Jun
10
revised Contemporary music to learn vocabulary from?
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