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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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revised What does “nein” mean in this context?
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revised What does “nein” mean in this context?
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revised What does “nein” mean in this context?
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revised How the verb works in a question
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revised What does “endgeil” mean in German?
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revised More info about the use of “bezüglich”
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Apr
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revised Are these passive sentences correct?
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Apr
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revised The difference between “Ereignis” and “Eventuell”
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Apr
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revised Etymology of “Wertgegenstand”
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revised How to say “now a days…” / “nowadays” in German?
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revised Context of words, and their meaning in English
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Feb
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revised “Ebenfalls” vs. “Gleichfalls”
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Feb
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revised Wie sagt man “Not in a million years!” auf Deutsch?
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revised Do native German speakers use “cross gender” references?
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revised Which preposition goes with “Aufsatz”?
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revised Which preposition do I use in translating: I wish I could go to Germany today
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revised “Every two years” auf Deutsch
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12
revised Etymology of “geteilt durch”
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