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CultureShock! Munich by Elizabeth Smith

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‘De dümmsten Bauern ham de grässtnKardoffn.’‘The stupidest farmers grow the biggest potatoes.’ A cross between a joke and a display of envy, used when the Bavarian economy changed from being based on agriculture to a base of modern industries.—A popular German saying

 

 

 

 

 

BIRTH OF MUNICH

The German name for Munich is München, which means ‘place of the monks’. Munich is believed to be situated near the site of a small settlement dating back to the 700s that was partly run by monks (Munichen).

Several dukes ruled the land that would later become ...

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