P*rl in Latin, whither Python?

Carsten Geckeler geckeler at gmx.net
Wed Nov 22 01:06:45 CET 2000


On 21 Nov 2000, Samuel A. Falvo II wrote:

> On Tue, 21 Nov 2000 21:34:20 GMT, Steffen Ries wrote:
> >That would be a-Umlaut. But `Danke' doesn't have one...
> 
> According to two friends of mine, one native-born American who knows German,
> and another actually from Berlin, it does.  Could it be a dialect issue?

Well, I'm a German native: I only know 'Danke' w/o a-Umlaut.  Although
there are many (strange?) dialects in German, I've never heard this word
with an Umlaut.

Cheers, Carsten
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