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The German-language name Deutschland is derived from a Germanic root meaning volk, or people.
A document (written in Latin) from the Frankish court of 786 uses the term theodisca lingua to refer to the colloquial speech of those who spoke neither Latin nor early forms of Romance languages.
It is well known that Germans like their food, and while nearly everyone starts the day with a cup of coffee, German men also like to breakfast on bread, eggs and sausages.
Coming from a northern European country, the typical German male is reputed to be cold and fairly insensitive. While you may discern a certain coolness at the first hello, as the minutes tick by and the barriers melt away your contact will gradually open up to you and give you an insight to his warm, friendly personality.
Occasionally, your German hero will be a little hesitant about taking the first steps.
The area that became known as Deutschland, or Germany, had been nominally under the rule of the German king—who was usually also the Roman emperor—since the tenth century.
In fact, however, the various territories, principalities, counties, and cities enjoyed a large degree of autonomy and retained distinctive names and traditions, even after the founding of the nation-state—the Kaiserreich or German Empire—in 1871.