Chelsea Elzinga, on "Feeling Language In Luxembourg"
"When I first arrived in Luxembourg, the most difficult game my ears played was “German or Luxembourgish?” Luxembourgish shares many of the same grammar structures and syntax with German, and the languages sound quite similar. However, Luxembourgish takes much of its vocabulary from French.
Although it wasn’t until 1984 that Luxembourgish became an official language of the eponymous country, asking condescending questions about the difference between German and Luxembourgish is to be avoided in the Grand Duchy."
Read more at www.fulbright.be/2018/feeling-language-in-luxembourg.