In Other News, Germansrecognizetheyuseunnecessarilylongwords

Sorry folks, I can’t resist this. Apparently my years-long letter writing campaign has born fruit: Germany is officially dropping its longest word, 63 letters, the title of  a law regulating the testing of beef: Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz. The article will even show you how to pronounce it, though you might want to be sitting down and wearing [Read More…]