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What is a Stammtisch?


der Stammtisch

der Stammtisch – an inadequate translation is “group of regulars.”

der Stammtisch

Today you'll learn:

  • what a Stammtisch is in Germany and how it differs in the US,
  • what you need to know before you go,
  • how often to expect to attend a Stammtisch,
  • where they take place,
  • and something called Einmal ist keinmal.

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What is a Stammtisch?

A Stammtisch is different in Germany it is in the US, so let's start with the original Stammtisch:

  • a regu…

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5 Reasons to Read "The Book Thief"


Of course, there are many more than 5 reasons, however here are 5 of those reasons to read The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.

I read it several years ago, and several of my clients have read it, and they keep recommending it to their spouses and friends.

So we're going to discuss it, in English, together in March. You can find information on that discussion by clicking on this link here, which will take you to the information page.

I'll leave this post and the podcast episode up after the discus…

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German Advent Calendar Day 25


Adventskalender Tag 25: der erste Weihnachtstag

der erste Weihnachtstag
der erste Weihnachtstag
First Christmas Day
der erste Weihnachtstag

It's officially Christmas, pretty much everything in the German-speaking countries is closed and it's only the first day of Christmas. Thus begin the 12 Days of Christmas, when many German companies close so everyone can go home, see their friends and their families, and rest.

Ihnen wünsche ich Frohe Feiertage und alles Gute…

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