Dutch Academy of ‘Pataphysics, Amsterdam
Received 21.05.2015, accepted 30.06.2015, published 14.07.2015
JUnQ, 5, 2, Views, 17-21, 2015
Collections of quotations are popular because they serve wisdom and wit in condensed form. Sometimes, though, their selected quotations are not quite understandable. Especially quotations from some German authors in a particular German collection seem to suffer from this false air of deep thinking and great intelligence. Is this an incidental one-off or is this a symptom of a general phenomenon?Do Germans Have a Predilection for the Nebulous?