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Wortherkunft – The history and languages of origin of words and phrases.

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Ich kenne das ganze Gebilde als scherzhaft gebrauchte rhetorische Frage. Wenn jemand etwas Langweiliges erzählt, fragt das Gegenüber: "Kennst du Wayne?" "Nein?!" "Wayne Interessierts?" "Wayne Intere …
answered Aug 31 '11 by annalphabetin
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There were different Germanic tribes and thus the people living in the Germanic territory were called differently by the peoples around them. In English it was chosen the overall expression for all G …
answered Aug 31 '11 by annalphabetin