Ifyoucanreadthisword - you can read those awfully long words in German. Because they are just a short string of smaller words and prefixes/suffixes without the spaces. Same phonetic pronunciation applies as if the monster word had spaces betwixt the pieces, just a little different breathing, as in you should be able to get the whole thing out in one breath.
Originally Posted by Dhansakdave
But never mind me, Dave. I am of the set-in-stone opinion that every person on the planet should be fluent in a foreign language (barring certain kinds of brain damage and the like which makes it impossible, you know). It matters not which. All languages are valid.
I have a mantra that I have spouted for years... "If I eat right, I feel right. If I feel right, I exercise right. If I exercise right, I think right. If I think right, I eat right..." Phil-SC