Stellungnahme gym

23:25 Nov 24, 2006
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German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / Possible abbreviation
German term or phrase: Stellungnahme gym
In the title of an address by a Swiss manager who is giving his views about how a certain project is progressing. The title begins "Stellungnahme gym zu ... ". I am completely mystified by "gym". Is it an abbreviation, a colloquial term, or simply a typo? If the latter, what might have been intended? Any help would be appreciated.
Jack Becconsall
United Kingdom
Local time: 19:09

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2 -1Jim
John Fenz

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10 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 2/5Answerer confidence 2/5 peer agreement (net): -1

These may only be initials. On the other hand, if a native German speaker were working with an American or Englishman named "Jim", they may misspell that name in haste as "Gym". Unlikely, but a possibility. There is no good way to render the English "J" sound in German.

John Fenz
United States
Local time: 14:09
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Native speaker of: English

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disagree  BirgitBerlin: native Germans would never ever misspel Jim as Gym, as it would be pronounces as "güm" and has no sound-resemblence with "Jim"!
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