Denglish 33: The Joy of Shipping German Textbooks to America

Faced with having to order German textbooks while working on her doctorate in the United States, my wife was disappointed by the expensive prices and overseas shipping fees involved.

THE WIFE: “I don’t want to buy the book, I just want to rent this motherfucker.”

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3 thoughts

  1. I haven’t heard of renting text books. Always had to buy mine. Half.com is a good way to find textbooks and the shipping is usually cheap, but I don’t know how many people would have the books available in German.

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