Mudcat Café message #182094 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #18264   Message #182094
Posted By: Wincing Devil
21-Feb-00 - 10:13 AM
Thread Name: Du, du liegst mir in Herzen...
Subject: RE: Du, du liegst mir in Herzen...
Entschuligen Sie Mich, Meinen Damen und Herren, es war sieben und zwanzig jahre vorher das Ich habe Deutsch studiert, im Gymnasium.

<GIVING UP ON RECALLING HIGH SCHOOL GERMAN>
When does one move from the "Sie" Formal mode of address to the "du" mode? I have often wondered, in French and German, where there are formal and informal pronouns, when one moves from one to the other.

Wincing_Devil
I hope that Schrodinger guy put litter in here.