…without your glasses you'd probably have been run over
This is excellent. I was similarly delighted when I found out that "free sample" in Dutch is "gratis monster".
I think Kummerspeck is my favourite amusing foreign word. It means the weight gained through emotional overeating, and its literal translation is "grief bacon".
or their quaint expressions like "C'est le pied" for something that is really cool. Why a foot I wonder.
Well I didn't know that before, so thank you. Despite having been a brass player since the age of 10, I have only just discovered (via your picture) that a paper clip on its side looks very much like a trombone (an English one). That is marvellous.
I didn't know that! Really? Is it true? I don't have to go to Snopes.com to check?!It's so obvious, when you look at them! Tell us another?!Ali x
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