Denglish 30: German Nerds Are, Apparently, No Different From American Nerds

My wife is an academic nerd who spent half a decade in college surrounded by other academic nerds, which is why she is allowed to say things like…

THE WIFE: “I see that phenomenon every day. Many smart people look just awful. At least in Germany. :)”

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5 thoughts

  1. Using the word “phenomenon” in every day conversation is a sure sign that deine Frau has exceeded the recommended higher-education dosage. But I guess it’s kind of reassuring to know that there some Great Universal Truths — like the fact that academics in Germany tend but just as dorky as the local variety. (With all due respect to my academic friends, of course.) Thanks for the laugh.


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