Saturday, March 12, 2016

Lovely article diving into how the spelling rule "leave out the spaces in compound nouns to make it harder for...

Lovely article diving into how the spelling rule "leave out the spaces in compound nouns to make it harder for Google Translate engineers" can sometimes give words meaning beyond the sum of their parts.
https://theconversation.com/why-the-german-language-has-so-many-great-words-55554