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Recent finds of German words in English

To see language in action today, check our list of random recent finds of people using German words in English. These terms are already included in our growing collection of German words used in English, which you can read here.

24 Oct 2019, James Ball in The New European:
Dominic Cummings is using political blitzkrieg to tear down UK institutions.

14 Oct 2019, headline of article by Will Dron in The Sunday Times Driving newsletter:
OMG, M8: check out BMW’s luxury ringmeister

13 Oct 2019, Paul Bisceglio in The Atlantic on Eliud Kipchoge’s sub-two-hour marathon:
… appeared to spare no expense when it came to either the groundbreaking science or the marketing blitz leading up to the event.

09 Oct 2019, Stephen Bush in New Statesman after the phone call between Boris Johnson and Angela Merkel:
that Boris Johnson admits in writing that Kraftwerk are better than the Beatles

02 Oct 2019, W. Ranald Boydell in The Conversation on the climate crisis:
The irony is that disagreement about the merits of the article seemed to cause more angst than its subject matter.

02 Oct 2019, Deutsche Welle news:
Zebra shot dead after jaunt on German autobahn

01 Oct 2919, retweet by Oliver Daddow with comment:
Nice thread on the Kafkaesque search for the ‘how’ of #Brexit.

17 Sep 2019, George Monbiot on neoliberalism in Our Brezhnev Moment:
Far from eliminating bureaucracy, it has created a Kafkaesque system of mad diktats and stifling control.

11 Sep 2019, Stephen Bush in New Statesman:
Lee abstained on the 2013 equal marriage act and his voting record is a source of angst among Lib Dems…