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“Guten Rutsch!”: what does this German wish really mean?Expat Since Birtha blog by a multilingual expat-since-birth, linguist, researcher, speaker, mum of three, living in the Netherlands and writing about bilingualism, multiculturalism, parenting abroad, international life...
When your German friends wish you a “Guten Rutsch!”, “Einen Guten Rutsch ins neue Jahr!” or say “rutsch guet übere” (Swissgerman), they don’t want you to &…