Sunday, December 14, 2008

Correction of the day

From the Arts & Leisure section of today's Times:
An article last Sunday about the film adaptation of the novel "The Reader" misspelled the German expression that means coming to terms with the past. It is Vergangenheitsbewältigung, not Vergangenheitsbewaltigung.

Do Germans play Scrabble? If so, do they get 20 letters instead of the usual 7?

UPDATE: The answer to the first question is yes.


punkinsmom said...

damn umlauts

TootsNYC said...

I know they play Monopoly--I was give this one:

punkinsmom said...

If you'd followed my train of thought previously, you'd have known that Germans have Scrabble. Silly man.