In America it’s common to walk up to someone and start talking randomly, in Germany less so.
It’s not that the Germans don’t talk, but they tend to stick to themselves unless they are at a party or some other social gathering where the purpose is to meet new and old friends.
Here’s some of the most salacious stuff from the complaint, from the NJLJ: [I]n October 2010, while attending a conference, Chechelnitsky met Lou Modugno, a partner in the Morristown office.
We’ve heard it all before: German is a harsh language, German speakers sound angry all of the time and have no sense of humor. Well, believe it or not, German people fall in love just like everyone else!
This may also be why they like getting drunk and partying…In America it’s more common to approach people randomly and also to talk about random things.
The suit also claims male associates at the firm receive better work assignments than their female counterparts, allowing them to receive larger bonuses, while women lawyers are given more nonbillable work, which does not count toward quotas….Learn these lovely, romantic German phrases to win over that special someone in your life.In the interest of full disclosure, I am an American who moved to Germany and married a German.So if you spot a hot guy in the supermarket and want to make contact, you will most likely have to do the talking and he may even get confused as to why you are talking to him.Because of this you might find German men to be a bit shy as they are not as used to randomly talking to strangers.