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TIL metal bands use fake umlauts because they think it looks scary or something, but lots of languages actually speak umlauts, and the people associate them with cute little animals.

The Story of the UmlautWe know it as those scary Gothic-Viking-Teutonic dots, but they are so much more. Here is story of the umlaut. Produced for Mental Floss.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzK6VdK8YRs
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@Anonymousmouse ????

Don't type at me in that tone of voice!

Umlauts and other accents take too much time to type. Cute, tho.

Sehr interessant. I suppöse metäl ßänds aren't known für their multi-linguäl abilities though. They probäbly jüst think it lööks "nazi-ish".

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