August 28, 2008

home is where your heart is

Heimat is a German word that has no simple English translation. It is often expressed with terms such as home or homeland, but these English counterparts fail to encapsulate centuries of German consciousness and the thousands of connections this quintessential aspect of German identity carries with it. 

Spongebob (ruft) : Ich bin hässlich und ich bin stolz!
Thaddäus : Das mit dem Stolz ist mir neu.

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