Even English Is Confusing

As my last post lamented (just a bit) the difficulties in learning German, I thought I’d bring your attention to the ridiculousness (sometimes) that is English.

This cute post that I found today made me chuckle and reminded me to stop worrying so much when things don’t make sense in German – for example “Ich bin geblieben.” translates literally to “I am stayed/remained” but means “I have stayed/remained”.  As my teacher constantly says, when my English brain prompts me to query the strangeness, “Das ist Deutsch!” (“That’s German!”) which means “Stop complaining and have fun with it!”, lol.

About A Bahamian In Austria

I am a Bahamian woman, married to an Austrian man, who's been freshly transplanted to Vienna. I started writing this blog when a dear friend insisted that I had to write down my experiences. At best it'll update my buddies on my crazy-going-ons and at least, it'll keep me from stalking them online (LOL). I hope you enjoy :D
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