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 …

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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