Marke square: Sunshades

Fo a second, I was wondering if you can call these things umbrella, too. According to LEO, you can’t. Isn’t that strange, considering that the word derives from Latin umbra = shadow? Purely Romanic languages still have that connection, the English seem to have lost it. We Germans are as practical as ever, just putting noun and noun together. Regenschirm and Sonnenschirm.

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One Response to “Marke square: Sunshades”

  1. You have EYES for details!
    Thanks for sharing!

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