3. Ersatz vocabulary – borrowing from German

It is well known that German (like many other languages) has borrowed words from English. Less well known is the fact that words have also travelled in the opposite direction, with sometimes surprising results.

more loanwords
See this list at Wikipedia for some more instances and examples of German expressions in English

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