Re: Pronouncing Liddell

Jonathan Robie (
Mon, 11 Nov 1996 07:24:48 -0500

At 05:49 AM 11/11/96 -0600, Carl W. Conrad wrote:

>W. Sherman Skinner, told of meeting Bultmann in Tuebingen and
>embarrassing himself by saying to him, "Ach, Professor Doctor Bultmann, es
>freut mich sehr! Sie haben ein so grosses Geruch!" "Geruch," for the
>Deutschlosen, means "scent."

For the non-German speakers, he meant to say "you have such a great
reputation", and said "you have such a great scent" instead.

And how did Bultmann respond?


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