Skip to main content
2020 Archives

In German the virus is not an enemy

By September 2, 2020April 28th, 2023No Comments

In Germany, “the virus is not an ‘enemy,’ and the process of containing it is not a war.” In response to the pandemic, German politicians tend to forego martial imagery and opt for expressions like “challenge,” “crisis,” “task,” and even “long-distance run.”  (The Conversation, 5/22/20)

Leave a Reply