Thoughts about language, love, and Berlin.

Since I arrived in Germany, I've been thinking a lot about words. In German, there is no word for "boyfriend" or "girlfriend", and you refer to your husband as "mein Mann" or "meine Frau" for a wife. Boyfriends are "Freunde", and girlfriends "Freundinnen." So, how do you know if someone is referring to their boyfriend, … Continue reading Thoughts about language, love, and Berlin.

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