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Old 04-17-2007, 02:05 PM   #18250
samIamsad
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Because they thought they had to clarify it, not noticing that by that they defeated the whole purpose of the choice of words.
Yeah, but, as I'm not a native English speaker, would it make the same kind of sense if they sticked with the term being used in German? I can't tell. Thing is, if I think of the term vermin, I think of rats and the like, no insects... With "Ungeziefer" however, now that's a different story, since for me it covers all kinds of.... you know.


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Can you believe I read that book in English despite being native German?
You're like the silliest person I've never met.


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