[DWJ] DWJ's awards

Dorian E. Gray israfel at eircom.net
Wed Nov 23 14:55:54 EST 2005


Bettina explained...

>> and the
>> Preis der Leseratten, that would be awesome.
>
> Ws initiated by a Youth Magazine in German Television (Schülerexpress). It
> existed from 1979-1992 (5 years longer then the TV Show. There were no
> adults in the jury that decided about the prices.
> Source: German Wiki
> Other winners were famous German authors like Michael Ende, GudrunP 
> ausewang
> and Wolfgang Hohlbein, and also Morton Rhue and Rafik Schami.
> It means "Bookworm Award" (actually bookrat ;-)

Surely it's literally the "prize of/from the *reading* rats"?

Until the sky falls on our heads...

Dorian (nitpicking).
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