Date: Fri, 27 Oct 1995 07:24:20 EDT From: David Bergdahl Subject: Re: upspeak in German From: NAME: David Bergdahl FUNC: English TEL: (614) 593-2783 To: MX%"ADS-L[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]"[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAX[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MRGATE[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAX nu? The description of the Swobe who ended sentences with "oder?"--probably a variant on "Nicht wahr?"--reminds me of the similar Yinglish use of "nu?" BERGDAHL[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAXA.CATS.OHIOU.EDU David Bergdahl Ohio University/Athens "Where Appalachia meets the Midwest"--Anya Briggs