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RE: Audi: company history
> I believe "to listen" in German is "zuhoeren" (oe = umlauted o). I don't
> know if any conjugated form of it ends up as "Horch"
Just a guess, but perhaps the name Horch has roots in
either Middle High German or Plattdeutsch (also known
as Low German, and the mother tongue of the Quebbeman
family 150 years ago).
-Douglas Hurst Quebbeman (firstname.lastname@example.org) [Call me "Doug"]
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