Sam Jacoby

The Awful German Language

Learning German is hard. Twain got that like no other. This essay, originally an appendix in The Tramps Abroad, details his trials and trevails of trying to master deutsch, and was a great solace to me while attempting to do the same.

Printed at the Druckladen of the Gutenberg Museum, in Mainz, Germany, making use of some of the unusual typefaces in their extensive collection.