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SIX GREETINGS THAT ARE ESSENTIAL TO KNOW IF YOU’RE LIVING IN GERMANY

What’s worse than bearing false witness against your neighbor? Not greeting your neighbor. At least in Germany. It’s part of our unwritten additional seven deadly sins, along with mowing your lawn during quiet hours and jaywalking. So be pious and greet as if your life depended on it – several times a day, if need be.   Read on to learn the six greetings that are essential to know, so you can master any situation – formal or informal – like a true native. RISE AND SHINE – GUTEN MORGEN Just like its English equivalent, it can be used in...