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My (American) parents aren't German, but they put me in the care of a German-American governess when I was young. Was ist der Unterschied zwischen "Gouvernante" und "Kindermädchen?"

I am the author of "A Modern Approach to Graham and Dodd Investing," a book about a "German" way of investing. Ben "Graham" was a German-American whose original surname was Grossbaum. How does one refer to a changed name in German?


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answered Does “wiederhören” really exist?
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answered Besser als meines – why “meines”?
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revised How do Germans react to foreigners messing up noun genders?
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answered Literal meaning of: es ist noch kein Meister vom Himmel gefallen
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comment Learning German helpful for any other language learning?
I have clarified the question and wonder if it can be reopened in its current form.
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revised Learning German helpful for any other language learning?
Clarified question
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revised Complimenting 101: Hair
Edited in recommendation of Germany-based speaker.
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revised Complimenting 101: Hair
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answered Verb for denoting location
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comment What is the difference between “nachvollziehen” and “verstehen”?
@userunknown: Is this better (after my changes)?
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revised What is the difference between “nachvollziehen” and “verstehen”?
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accepted How does one say “in a manner of speaking” in German?
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answered When to use “gegen etwas werfen” and “auf etw. werfen”?
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comment Wie sagt man “Out of the corner of my eye” auf Deutsch?
I clarified the question and wonder if can be re-opened in its current form. The OP made a plausible but wrong effort to translate "corner," using the wrong dictionary.
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revised Wie sagt man “Out of the corner of my eye” auf Deutsch?
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answered Was ist der Unterschied zwischen “korrekt” und “zulässig”?
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answered “effektiv” und “effizient” in einem Satz
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comment What are the differences between “Raum” and “Zimmer”?
@RomanReiner: You reminded me of something I had forgotten. So I added it to the answer.
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revised What are the differences between “Raum” and “Zimmer”?
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comment What is the difference between “abschliessen”, “beenden” and “aufhören”?
@celtschk: OK, fixed.