Why Germans Can Say Things No One Else Can

13 Nov

 

 

German is a wonderfully inventive and bold language, full of gloriously long compound words for emotions and ideas that most languages struggle to allow us to express. If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): https://goo.gl/wlIcjV Join our mailing list: http://bit.ly/2e0TQNJ Or visit us in person at our London HQ https://goo.gl/RBY7Y5 FURTHER READING “We’re hugely dependent on language to help us express what we really think and feel. But some languages are better than others at crisply naming important sensations. Germans have been geniuses at inventing long – or what get called ‘compound’ – words that elegantly put a finger on emotions that we all know, but that other languages require whole clumsy sentences or paragraphs to express…” You can read more on this and other topics on our blog TheBookofLife.org at this link: https://goo.gl/DKT90f

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