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Matthias Bauer
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013

Advanced German for Pirates!


Study this to improve your piratical German.

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Fri, 08 Feb 2013

The Garamond


Everybody has seen various travesties of Claude Garamond's typeface because it is one of the favourite fonts for books. Georg Duffner (with the help of many) has created an OpenType Font from an scan of a 1592 cut of Garamond's roman font. A notable difference to modern cuts is the height of the stems of lowercase letters. This seems to be a trend, even new typefaces like the original Times Roman look flattend in newer cuts.

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Tue, 04 Oct 2011

Deutsch für extrem weit Fortgeschrittene


Bewurstlosigkeit :
Like unconsciousness, but without the sausages.

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Mon, 19 Sep 2011

Newly discovered Nietzsche Aphorism


Was uns umbringt, macht uns vorübergehend steifer!

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