Cabaret and Comedy

The internet is a great thing indeed, at least in certain respects. This week I was delighted to find out that “Ottis Schlachthof”, a popular political satire show aired once a month on Bavarian television, can now be watched in its full length as a podcast for seven days after it is broadcast. Yesterday I […]

‘Denglisch’ and Language Change

I have been following the ‘Denglisch’ (Denglisch is a combination of Deutsch and Englisch, the German terms for German and English, like Franglais in France) debate in Germany for quite a while with lively interest. Perhaps because I have lived abroad in an English speaking country I see the linguistic developments of my mother tongue […]