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Textualization of Swiss German

The Textualization of Swiss German

On Facebook, there is a page called “Schwiizerdütsch” that has more than 270’000 fans. Similar sites for the “German language” have managed to get some 85’000 fans and even...
ASO Youth Program - Swiss Roots - SwissCommunity

Discovering Roots: Youth Programs for the Swiss Abroad

Several hundred students flock to Switzerland each year to get a taste of their second home country. Coming from all corners of the world, these youth with Swiss roots will spend two weeks with a Swiss host family while attending a full-immersion language program...
Swiss German Proverbs - Foifer und Weggli

Swiss German Proverbs - You Cannot Have your Cake and Eat It Too

In English speaking countries, you cannot have your cake and eat it too. In others like France, you cannot have butter and the money for butter at the same time. But in Switzerland, every child knows that you cannot have...

Swinglish 102 - Advanced Swiss English

Hello together! Welcome back to Swinglish University!I am…

8 Famous Quotes about Switzerland

If famous and publicly available quotes about Switzerland is what you were looking for, look no further! Jerry Seinfeld once made fun of the Swiss army...
Switzerland Survival Books

5 useful books about Switzerland

If you have ever studied German, I bet you have suffered a minor shock the first time you came to Switzerland. Here are five books about Switzerland for...
Mondaine Station Clock Sunset

Telling time in Switzerland: how not to miss those trains

I come from a place where "the train arrives at 1:15 PM" means that you can expect the arrival between 1:10 and 1:20 PM. But in Switzerland, all is...
Umlaute in Zürich - Swiss Typography

Swiss Typography - 15 Umlauts Spotted in Zürich

Swiss typography has a curiosity which has always fascinated me: Umlaute. The two dots above vowels a, o and u indicate a different pronunciation...

Most Popular Swiss Baby Names in 2009

According to the Swiss Statistical Institute via HappyTimes,…