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(Inside World Soccer)   How sausages brought Bayern Munich & Pep Guardiola together   (insideworldsoccer.com) divider line 13
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2013-12-19 11:24:47 AM
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2013-12-19 11:32:10 AM
"So we decided I would meet him in the States, where the risk of being spotted was smaller."

Lol. What's a Pep Guardiola, ya'll?
 
2013-12-19 12:33:04 PM
kithfans.com
 
2013-12-19 01:09:34 PM
Why is it Bayern Munich?  Why not Bavaria Munich or Bayern München?
 
2013-12-19 01:16:45 PM
I don't know who keeps on sending these Inside World Soccer links, but I'd really like to thank them. It's good to see these sorts of funny stories.
 
2013-12-19 02:31:03 PM

JohnAnnArbor: Why is it Bayern Munich?  Why not Bavaria Munich or Bayern München?


It is Bayern München.

'Munich' is just an anglicisation I think.
 
2013-12-19 02:40:44 PM

brapbrapbrap: JohnAnnArbor: Why is it Bayern Munich?  Why not Bavaria Munich or Bayern München?

It is Bayern München.

'Munich' is just an anglicisation I think.


Why just the one name and not the other?
 
2013-12-19 03:34:38 PM

JohnAnnArbor: brapbrapbrap: JohnAnnArbor: Why is it Bayern Munich?  Why not Bavaria Munich or Bayern München?

It is Bayern München.

'Munich' is just an anglicisation I think.

Why just the one name and not the other?


I assume because you can say it quicker and it's pronounced like it's spelled, whereas several non-German speaking people would butcher the hell out of Munchen.

But hey, it works both ways:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejuK8_12Fmg
 
2013-12-19 04:01:02 PM
It's a sausagefest.
 
2013-12-19 04:26:52 PM

Billy Crystal Meth Lab: JohnAnnArbor: brapbrapbrap: JohnAnnArbor: Why is it Bayern Munich?  Why not Bavaria Munich or Bayern München?

It is Bayern München.

'Munich' is just an anglicisation I think.

Why just the one name and not the other?

I assume because you can say it quicker and it's pronounced like it's spelled, whereas several non-German speaking people would butcher the hell out of Munchen.

But hey, it works both ways:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejuK8_12Fmg


My guess is that it's because English speakers are already familiar with the English name of the city but not the club, so pronounce and spell accordingly. It's the same with Spartak Moscow, Rapid Vienna, Sporting Lisbon and doubtless others.
 
2013-12-19 04:27:30 PM
Enjoys football:

skrame.com
 
2013-12-19 05:10:15 PM
Wurst. Headline. Ever.
 
2013-12-20 11:43:00 AM

Cybernetic: Wurst. Headline. Ever.


*Golf clap*
 
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