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.


One Response to “Marke square: Sunshades”

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

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