Category Archive: Language

Being a softy – German-style

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We all know Germans can be pretty direct at times. And so can their language. That’s why we’ve created a list of funny German words which are used to describe somone who’s a… Read More

Leichtes Deutsch – a new language

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Let’s face it – German isn’t the easiest of languages. In fact, many citizens of the country who were born and raised here have difficulties in understanding complex articles and words. That’s why… Read More

The longer you look at them…

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… the funnier they seem. Semantically, they have little in common. Here is a hopefully exhaustive list of German words ending in -opf. Try pronouncing them all and see how weird they suddenly sound.… Read More

Watch the Stars

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  Get your ‘Fernrohr’ (telescope) out and keep your eyes open tonight! If it’s a clear night, you will be able to watch ‘Sternschnuppen’ (shooting stars) falling from the sky all over Germany!… Read More