ENGLISH WORDS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES.
[To THE EDITOR or THE " SPECTLTOR."]
Sea,—Referring to your correspondence on " English Words in the French Language,"I notice, in reading General Ludendorff's memoirs in German, that some of our "war-words" . are commandeered by him st ith no ceremony. For instence, I. find _ Drahten—to wire—i.e., to telegraph; A uskammen—to comb
out; while " tanks " are just " tanks" in German, without any translation at all, but presumably with a changed pronuncia-