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Long before this website was built, the British born Amsterdam poet and textwriter Anthony Fudge succinctly expressed its motto:
Don’t forget my umlaut, baby | Don’t forget my double dot
You may think I’m fussy, maybe, | But they’re the only good points I got.
Alongside promoting and praising the ö, the launch of the Löwenhardt Foundation also presents a new, dedicated emoticon developed for the occasion… the
The ~ö~ symbolizes öptimism, joy in life, Lebensfreude and jöie de vivre. We also invite the English-language community to share in the riches of the ö.
Read more on the history and orthography of the family name in Ö or œ, d or dt? But before you do, a tip. A good way to start the day is with the morning prayer Adon ‘Olam, such as here in the big Dohány utcai Zsinagóga of Budapest.