Alidar Jarok wrote:
(We Germans try to avoid the use of scientific names as much as possible. It's mainly a matter of spelling and keeping words short, I suspect).
Since when did Germans care about keeping words short?
Actually we do.
However, our grammar works a bit different than yours, because when we combine certain words we use them as one word where you keep a space between them.
Evolutionstheorie = Evolution Theory
not much longer than yours just stronger linked together.