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German Words Explained

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A joint podcast from AllThingsGerman.net and Pension-Sprachschule.de

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A joint podcast from AllThingsGerman.net and Pension-Sprachschule.de

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German Words Explained

Latest release on Dec 31, 2009

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A joint podcast from AllThingsGerman.net and Pension-Sprachschule.de

Rank #1: GPRS

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A method of data transfer in mobile phone networks

Sep 03 2009

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Rank #2: Christi Himmelfahrt

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A public holiday celebrated 40 days after Easter

May 14 2008

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Rank #3: Karfreitag

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The Friday before Easter.

Mar 12 2008

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Rank #4: Buechersendung

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A method of sending books and other printed materials cheaply through the post.

Apr 23 2008

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Rank #5: Die Zuschlagmarke

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A special type of stamp that includes a donation on top of the postage.

Apr 30 2008

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Rank #6: Berliner

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A type of doughnut that it is eaten at carnival time.

Feb 20 2008

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Rank #7: Biersteuer

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A tax on beer in Germany

Jan 21 2009

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Rank #8: TestDaF

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A standardised test for learners of German

Sep 30 2008

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Rank #9: Das alte Europa

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Wort des Jahres 2003

Aug 05 2009

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Rank #10: 100th Episode

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Highlights and outtakes of 100 German Words Explained episodes

Nov 23 2008

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Rank #11: Stasi

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Staatssicherheitsdienst - an organisation in the GDR that monitored its citizens.

Oct 29 2008

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Rank #12: Leuchtmittelsteuer

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A tax on light bulbs in Germany - now discontinued.

Jul 08 2009

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Rank #13: Silvester

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New Year's Eve - a night of fireworks

Dec 31 2007

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Rank #14: Osterei

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Easter Eggs.

Mar 04 2009

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Rank #15: CDU - CSU

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Two political parties founded in the 1940s in Germany.

Jun 03 2009

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Rank #16: GmbH und AG

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Gesellschaft mit beschraenkter Haftung und Aktiengesellschaft

Sep 19 2008

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Rank #17: Bundeskanzlerin

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The female form of Bundeskanzler

Nov 12 2008

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Rank #18: Die Kirchensteuer

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A form of tax in Germany that benefits the churches

Jan 23 2008

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Rank #19: Nussknacker

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A decorative form of nut cracker

Dec 19 2007

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Rank #20: SD

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Start Deutsch

Sep 02 2008

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Silvester and Wunderkerzen

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We finish the series by talking about sparklers

Dec 31 2009

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Lametta

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A German Christmas decoration

Dec 30 2009

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Der Weihnachtsmann

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One of the bringers of presents on Christmas Eve

Dec 24 2009

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Raeucherkerzen

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Scented candles used in Christmas decorations

Dec 23 2009

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Bergmannsfigur

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A wooden candle holder shaped like a miner or angel

Dec 16 2009

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Schwibbogen

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A wooden arch-shaped candle holder

Dec 09 2009

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Weihnachtskrippe

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The name for a Nativity scene

Dec 02 2009

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News December 2009

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News about our forthcoming transcript store

Dec 01 2009

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Finanzkrise und notleidende Banken

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A word used to describe the economic climate, with an ironic twist

Nov 25 2009

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Herdpraemie

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A incentive for parents of pre-school children to stay at home and look after them

Nov 18 2009

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Freiwillige Ausreise

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A term used to describe one of the choices facing asylum seekers in Germany

Nov 11 2009

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Entlassungsproduktivitaet

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A way of describing an increase in productivity by workforce reduction

Nov 04 2009

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Humankapital

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A way of describing the value of an employee in a company

Oct 28 2009

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Taetervolk

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A way of describing the collective guilt of a nation's people

Oct 21 2009

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Ich-AG

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A form of self-employment

Oct 14 2009

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Walpurgisnacht

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A traditional gathering of witches at the end of April

Oct 07 2009

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Unfrei

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A term meaning that post is paid for by the recipient.

Sep 30 2009

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Kurbelinduktor

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A hand-operated dynamo.

Sep 23 2009

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Klappenschrank

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A piece of telephone equipment used to connect people.

Sep 16 2009

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UMTS

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A faster method of data transfer in mobile phone networks

Sep 09 2009

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