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Old 01.09.2006, 17:19
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Word of the Day

Hi Kids,

A few weeks ago I signed up for a 'word of the day' email from http://www.transparent.com/subscribe/subscription.htm in a pathetic attempt to improve my German proficiency. No spam yet, so it seems ‘cool’ that way. The service actually has few different languages which may be of interest to forum members: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and English for Spanish Speakers.

Below is today’s email.

Enjoy.

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Word of the Day - German
September 1, 2006
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...advert...
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German: Arbeit


English: job

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Example Phrase Using Today's Word:

German: Weißt du, meiner Meinung nach ist es eine gute Arbeit.

English: You know, from my point of view, it is a good job.

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To hear the Word of the Day and the example phrase, visit

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Old 01.09.2006, 17:24
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Cheers - i'm in too now.

I can't give you any rep for a useful post though, because apparently i've given you some already. I'm just throwing it away!
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Old 01.09.2006, 17:30
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I am sure you will get some negative reputation if you don't tidy up that copy/paste to include only the interesting bits
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I am sure you will get some negative reputation if you don't tidy up that copy/paste to include only the interesting bits
Yes please, can we have your personal email address as well as all the advertising
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Old 01.09.2006, 17:39
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it took me over a day to fix it
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if you go to http://dict.leo.org/?lang=de&lp=ende you can simply put in the word you need and get anything up to 100 usable phrases.
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Old 01.09.2006, 17:50
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if you go to http://dict.leo.org/?lang=de&lp=ende you can simply put in the word you need and get anything up to 100 usable phrases.
Good point I used to do the word of the day until I discovered that I was surrounded by millions of them...
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Old 01.09.2006, 18:31
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And because the word "iPod" and a price are listed in the same paragraph, the post risks being deleted by the Spam-O-Matic.
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and it'll learn him not to post and f--k off

In fact ban him and give his posting rights to electronics01
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...trying to be authentic...but my world class laziness is surely more at fault. Blah.

I prefer RSS feeds for this kind of stuff but was unable to find one. My google home page has an English word of the day.



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