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Postby eberntson » Mon Sep 16, 2013 5:54 pm

noun \ˈshau̇(-ə)r\
a : a fall of rain of short duration
b : a similar fall of sleet, hail, or snow
: something resembling a rain shower <a shower of statistics>; especially : a fall of meteors which belong to a single group and whose trails appear to originate at the same point in space

Origin : Middle English shour, from Old English scūr; akin to Old High German scūr shower, storm, Latin caurus northwest wind. First Known Use: before 12th century

SRC: Merriam-Webster

So here is an example of a word that is now working it's way back into the German language. I listen to German radio weekly, and this word is being used in the weather forecast. I believe it is like lite, and other words the Germans have adoupted from the British & American occupation.
Fear less, hope more;
eat less, chew more;
whine less, breathe more;
talk less, say more,
and all good things will be yours.
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Re: shower

Postby Philip Hudson » Tue Sep 17, 2013 12:55 am

Language goes where the big spenders go. Language goes where the troops go.
It is dark at night, but the Sun will come up and then we can see.
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