14.1069, Media: German replacement of English terms with French

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LINGUIST List:  Vol-14-1069. Thu Apr 10 2003. ISSN: 1068-4875.

Subject: 14.1069, Media: German replacement of English terms with French

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Date:  Thu, 10 Apr 2003 16:55:42 +0800
From:  "Karen S. Chung" <karchung at ntu.edu.tw>
Subject:  Media: German replacement of English terms with French

-------------------------------- Message 1 -------------------------------

Date:  Thu, 10 Apr 2003 16:55:42 +0800
From:  "Karen S. Chung" <karchung at ntu.edu.tw>
Subject:  Media: German replacement of English terms with French


    There's a report in Reuters' 'Oddly Enough' series, dated April 9,
2003 and posted over the Yahoo network, entitled:

    "German Professors Declare War on English Terms"
    by Erik Kirschbaum and Dave Graham

    The URL:


http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20030409/od_nm/iraq_german
y_language_dc_1

    Visit now, because the link may expire soon.

    Many thanks to my NTU colleague Prof. Kirill Thompson for calling
this report to my attention.


    Karen Steffen Chung
    http://ccms.ntu.edu.tw/~karchung/
    http://www.topica.com/lists/phonetics/

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