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How to add multilingual names in Facebook (or how to be pretentiously multilingual in Facebook)

Quick answer: Timeline>Update Info>Basic info>languages>then type your language(s) in Home>Account Settings>Name>Language First and Last Home>Account Settings>Name>Alternative Name Read Facebook Help Centre How do I display an alternate name (ex: nickname or maiden name) on my profile? (to add a name in another character set in brackets after your Facebook name), and/or the Help Centre Language-specific names article. Step-by-step instructions: … Continue reading

DEnglish in Wiesbaden

I took these photos during the Tekom conference in Wiesbaden last year, and was reminded of them when reading the following in my Open University L130 German notes: “Anglicisms The use of Anglicisms (or Americanisms) is increasingly common in German-speaking countries. Frau Brandlhofer says check’, Meeting and Tasks. Despite Americanisms creeping in these words are still adapted … Continue reading

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