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!WZTWas Zum Teufel (German: What the Devil!)Rate it:
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  • What does "Ev." mean as a middle name? My great, great grandfather from Boll/Hohenzollern in 1875 was named Johann Ev. Maier.
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  • On an old death record, after the namek of the deceased is an abbreviateion Hub. or Hus. I can't find what that stands for in any books I have.
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  • What does German abbreviation stand for CISNU
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  • I have just recently married a swismall man who has kids with his ex so they have to have contact but I have noticed in his and her texts to each other they always have LG and the the first letter of their name. What is that??? 
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    • "Liebe Gruße" - A very common German sign-off best translated as "Best Regards" it's formal, but friendly, most commonly used by colleagues in an office.
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  • ""Spitzname fuer einen Deutschen, v.a. einen deutschen Soldaten......." What does "v.a" mean? I've looked it up on many sites, but got nothing.
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  • How common is the abbreviation "Bln." for "Berlin" in German? Also, is "Bla." used as an abbreviation, possibly for a place name? Many thanks!
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