A Londoner talking about his German language skills

#1

In this recording Edward Corp is sharing his experiences while learning German in Germany.

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#2

“Londoner” Is it only for London citizens? I mean, can we add “er” to the end of any city name all over the world to refer to its citizens?

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No, it is different for every city. I live in Nashville, so I am referred to as a “Nashvillian”. Sometimes there are debates about what people from a certain city should be called. Here is an interesting radio segment about the debate over what to call people from Tampa Bay, Florida. You can listen and read along:

https://www.npr.org/2019/01/15/685656207/central-floridians-debate-what-people-from-tampa-should-be-called

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#4

People from Moscow are called Muscovites while inhabitants of the German capital are often referred to as Berliners and New York citizens and New Yorkers.

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#5

Thank you very much, Sir Torsten and Sir Luschen, for replying to my question.

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#6

Thank you very much, Sir Anglophile, for the correction of my writing mistake.

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