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I currently live in Tübingen, Germany.

  • I have been working full-time in IT for ten years (freelance and as a contractor), and am currently studying Interdisciplinary American Studies at the University of Tübingen. I work part time as a webmaster for an organic food company.

  • I can be reached via E-Mail: pekka@gmx.de

  • I have an Amazon Wishlist that I love to get stuff from.


Jun
11
comment Is There a German Equivalent For “Shoot the Messenger?”
... or Sündenbock.
Jun
11
awarded  Organizer
Jun
11
revised Woher kommt die schweizerdeutsche Verstärkung “huren…”?
edited tags; edited tags
Jun
11
comment Was bedeutet “Am Teller drehen”?
Glaube ich kaum - es geht um einen realen Drehvorgang: youtu.be/Y6bapWp-4k0?t=48s
Jun
11
comment Was bedeutet “Am Teller drehen”?
+1 Siehe auch "Plattenteller": de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schallplatte
Jun
10
revised What does “auf Habacht” mean?
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Jun
10
comment Contemporary music to learn vocabulary from?
Very interesting idea!
Jun
10
comment Kann man “erinnern” (ohne “an”) auch intransitiv verwenden?
+1 für historische Quellen - es ist also doch nicht ausschließlich ein alberner Anglizismus, wie ich immer dachte. Hätte ich nicht gedacht!
Jun
10
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
10
revised Is “neugierig” the temporary desire or the life-long characteristic?
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Jun
10
revised Is “neugierig” the temporary desire or the life-long characteristic?
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Jun
10
comment Is “neugierig” the temporary desire or the life-long characteristic?
@Tim it is crystal clear that the speaker is curious about the book, like in the english example.
Jun
10
answered Is “neugierig” the temporary desire or the life-long characteristic?
Jun
10
revised What does “auf Habacht” mean?
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Jun
10
comment International interpretation of “Public viewing”
Side note: UEFA seems to have adopted the term for their europe-wide events www1.uefa.com/MultimediaFiles/Download/Competitions/Finals08/68/… (PDF)
Jun
10
revised What does “auf Habacht” mean?
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Jun
10
comment Is this a pun? “Der wird sie einmal heiraten — so sogt er”
This. The pun probably works in every culture on the planet. :)
Jun
10
revised What does “auf Habacht” mean?
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Jun
10
answered What does “auf Habacht” mean?
Jun
9
comment Was bedeutet “andere Feldpostnummer”?
Advice for non-native speakers: Don't use this phrase in conversations unless you're really sure the context is right. (See below why.)