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Tag: Milchmädchenrechnung

  • Word of the Week: Milchmädchenrechnung

    A Milchmädchenrechnung (literally “a milk maid’s account”) is a naive calculation. In English, we might say it is the result of counting the chickens before they’ve hatched.  Let’s say you’re…