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Re: Buchholz Buchholtz
Posted by: Robert T. (ID *****5817) Date: May 11, 2011 at 19:31:29
In Reply to: Buchholz Buchholtz by Ellanor Phillips of 587

This is just so that all your information is accurate:

There is no such town as a "Linsberg". The town is called LINSBURG. I notice that not only Americans, but English-speaking people in general, constantly confuse the endings "-berg" and "-burg", even though they are pronounced completely differently, and mean two completely different things -- "Berg" is the German word for "mountain", and "Burg" is the German word for "castle".

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