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What does PAG stand for?
PAG stands for Pennsylvania German
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We have 227 other meanings of PAG in our Acronym Attic
- Palo Alto Family YMCA (California)
- Pacific Arctic Group (International Arctic Science Committee)
- Parker Artists Guild (Parker, CO)
- Partitionable Attribute Grammar
- Parts Advisory Group
- Past Area Governor
- Patent Advisory Group
- Patent Application Grant (Hong Kong)
- Pattern Average Gain
- Peace, Aid and Government
- Penske Automotive Group (Michigan)
- Performance Automotive Group (Chino Valley, AZ)
- Periaqueductal Grey Matter
- Personen-Abwurf-Gerät (a German parachute personnel drop device)
- Pesticide Assignment Guidelines (EPA)
- Photo-Acid Generator
- Pipe Association Global
- Pirate Action Group (shipping)
- Planned Activity Group (Australia)
- Policy Advisory Group
Samples in periodicals archive:
Pennsylvania German History and Culture Series 8; Publications of the Pennsylvania German Society 41.
Louis, the effects of World War I on ethnic Germans, activist Russians of German descent in inter-war Germany, culture and gender in the arts scene of Chicago, developing a research agenda for expatriate and heritage German literary studies, German-speaking exiles in Ireland from 1933 to 1945, the diaspora in Turkey, the German immigrant as a figure of speech and fictional character, radical ideas and colonial spaces in the case of Elisabeth Forster-Nietzsche, Pennsylvania Germans in Kansas, German migrant encounters with the nazi past, veiling the history of von Braun and Rudolph before their involvement in the US space program, language proficiency among German speakers, and the identity of German Mennonites in Canada.
And my personal favorite: children playing in a grassy yard or a desert tent, speaking Pennsylvania German and Arabic, understanding each other perfectly.
The first American protest against slavery: written by Pennsylvania Germans only five years after their arrival, he said.
In Amish country they spoke a Pennsylvania German that the Americans erroneously called Pennsylvania Dutch; but there were also the so-called Fancy Germans, worldly, semi-Americanized Germans who had largely lost their mother tongue as a result of the two World Wars.
Pennsylvania German words, written in dialect with English translations, enrich the story.
This area was settled by Pennsylvania Germans in the first decade of the 1800s and there is an important Mennonite presence here.