"Commute" in European languages?

Steve Boatti Ittaob at AOL.COM
Thu Jul 4 14:56:59 UTC 2002

In a message dated 7/4/02 7:17:05 AM, Peter.Lucko at RZ.HU-BERLIN.DE writes:

<< German has "pendeln", from the swing of the pendulum, with commuters being
"Pendler", or sometimes - a little bit more explicit - "Berufspendler".
P. Lucko >>

Similarly, Italian has "pendolare" (pendulum) for "commuter" and "fare il
pendolare" (do the pendulum) for "to commute."

Steve Boatti

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