Aug 29, 2011

Loriot's contributions to learning German as a second language

Gabriele Zöttl recently posted a farewell to the great German comedian Bernhard Victor Christoph Carl von Bülow, known as Loriot to most of the world. She rightly described him as an inexhaustible source of inspiration for writers. And for many others I would say. What no one has mentioned, surprisingly, is Loriot's valuable, original contributions to the learning of the German language by foreigners. Here is an example of his inspiring facilitation of international communication:


  1. Das ist wirklich hilfreich! ;-)

  2. Hilarious! As you know, he's passed on in the meantime. I'll miss him - the cartoon with the two men in the tub is still my favorite.


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