Re: Too narrowly defined: DIVISION SIGN & COLON

From: Stephan Stiller <>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2012 20:57:25 -0700

>> About Martin Dürst's content re "geteilt"-"gemessen":
> Sorry, but I forgot to mention that my experience was in Switzerland,
> in the late 1960ies. Actually, given that the education system in
> Switzerland is handled by the Cantons, I should say that it was in the
> Canton of Zurich.

In the case of my informant: Lower Saxony and North Rhine–Westphalia,
exactly your generation. I'm pretty sure that they don't teach the
distinction in Germany anymore, or /if/ they do at most locally and at
the elementary school level, because otherwise I would have noticed.

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