Monday, June 3, 2013

A Sad Day (Ein Trauriger Tag)

Back in 2007, we told you about a gloriously long, German word, while reviewing Lincoln Rd's Hofbrau Haus -
http://www.eatitmiami.com/2007/04/eat-it-hofbrau-haus-lincoln-road-south.html

But my friend, Andreas Roman Heiss, who knows his German sh*t, just emailed me this devastasting news -


Germany's longest word - Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz - a 63-letter long title of a law regulating the testing of beef, has officially ceased to exist.

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