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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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comment “for each of the two” in German?
@bamboon:Thanks for the heads up.
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Fix mis-spelling.
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Specified question.
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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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