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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



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


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 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