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Plenty of Fish Rates German Language the Sexiest of them All

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

What is the sexiest language? French? Italian? Spanish? According to a new in-house survey by online dating site Plenty of Fish (PoF), none of those top the list. German on the other hand, the language often characterized as harsh and angry, made the cut and it found itself coming out on top. …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Bayern Munich Players Told to Learn German or Face Fines

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The days of having all local or native players on a professional football/soccer team are long gone, but for Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeneß, that doesn’t give these international players the right to skip learning the local language and he is now hoping to put an end to the linguistic divide …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Video: Why Germans Speaking English Sound So… German

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Aside from the obvious W’s sounding like V’s, have you ever wondered why Germans who try to speak English sound so typically German? Well YouTuber Trixi, aka Don’t Trust the Rabbit, took it upon herself to try to explain this “German Accent” and the reason is typically German in itself. Letter sounds …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Flula ‘Throws Shade’ In Latest Video Dissecting American Language Quirks

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Flula is back with a new video dissecting the sometimes crazy American language, from a German’s perspective at least, and this time he is tackling the phrase “throwing shade” While this one is short, it features some bits that are sure to be classics as some of the best lines …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German DJ and Comedian Shows English Can Be Just As Crazy As German

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The German language receives its fair share of ridicule for some of its crazy words and phrases, and while it may have a leg up in the longest words competition, the English language has its own set of oddities, as seen in this sentence alone (‘a leg up’). Flula, a …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Special Olympics World Games in L.A. in July 2015 Need German Speaking Volunteers

By CaliforniaGermans.com on Email

Arriving from all corners of the world, 7,000 athletes representing 177 countries will take the global stage in Los Angeles this summer. The Special Olympics World Games are on from July 25 – August 2, 2015. Together with the athletes there will be 3,000 coaches arriving in Los Angeles and …

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Top German University To Drop Use of German Language in Master’s Courses

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Since its founding in 1868 by King Ludwig II, Germany’s Technical University of Munich (TUM) has become one of the top Universities in the country, and now it will soon become the first major university in Germany to drop the national language in favor for English in all of its master’s …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Mark Twain in Berlin, and Why He Loved the German Language

By Eva Schweitzer on Email

Mark Twain’s love-hate relationship with the German language is well-known, but often misunderstood. After the author visited Germany in 1878 — Heidelberg, Baden-Baden, the Black Forest —, he wrote the book, “A Tramp Abroad,” with the now-famous appendix, “The Awful German Language”. Here, Twain gripped with the confusing gender of nouns, …

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“How German Sounds” Video Goes Viral, But Does It Accurately Depict the Language?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Over the last week I have watched the “How German Sounds Compared To Other Languages” YouTube video by the Copy Cat Channel cropping up on news sites small and big.  The entire concept of the video is to show the German language as being harsh compared to others such as …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Germany’s Longest Word Becomes Less Relevant

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

We’ve seen a lot of talk in the last several days about how Germany has lost its longest word,  Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz.  Yes, that really is an official word in the German language, and its meaning is “the law concerning the delegation of duties for the supervision of cattle marking and the labelling …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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