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German language now officially includes "shitstorm"

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"Shitstorm" has been inducted into Duden, the official German dictionary. It was a favorite among linguists, who admired its applicability to the plagiarism scandal that led to the resignation of Defence Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg. Strangely, an equivalent German word was not created by stringing together 75 other German words. (via The Mary Sue)
    


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tedder
2701 days ago
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because the german language needed more words for shit?
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cinebot
2701 days ago
^ what he said
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adin
2700 days ago
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Is it actually 'Germanized' as shitstorm? not as scheissestorm or somesuch?
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cinebot
2701 days ago
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sounds about right. it's been in my daily lexicon for ages and i'm not even german
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90-Year-Old Woman Tries Out the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset

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YouTube user Paul Rivot let his 90-year-old grandmother try out the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Her reaction to a short tour of the Tuscany demo is absolutely delightful.

via Matt Rix, Gizmodo

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patrickneville
2786 days ago
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