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In this blog post, I want to write about the English accent and how it made my life a little bit more difficult, but also made my uni experience a lot funnier. 494 more words

Swiss German (Alemannic) - (Seasons of the year)

(Seasons of the year)

Spring: Fryhling

Summer: Summer

Autumn: Härbscht

Winter: Winter

Germanic

ZWO, ZA, OYEF

The things I do for blog post fodder.

I’m mostly kidding, but sometimes I do look around me at whatever weird Swiss antics I’m up to this week and think that I need to write this up. 758 more words

15 things I've learnt about Switzerland: part 2

With just three days left before I go back home to South Africa, I felt the need to pen more things I have learned in the land of chocolate and cheese. 1,306 more words

Travel

Mind your language

“Never make fun of someone who speaks broken English. It means they know another language” – H. Jackson Brown Jr

Whilst I can’t pretend to know much about H. 988 more words

Expat Lifestyle

The Language Barrier

We’ve been living in Zurich/ Switzerland for quite a while now, so my husband and I decided that it might be time to give Swiss German a try, to be able to connect better with the people here. 328 more words

Zurich/ Switzerland

Etymology of the Day: Stroll

Stroll

Stroll has referred to “leisurely walking” since at least 1680, but in the beginning of the 1600s, the word wasn’t quite so innocent and carefree. 221 more words

Etymology