So, I am two weeks exactly into my Big Fat German Vacation ™ and have a wunderbar time.
Except with this stinking keyboard and its qwertzuiopü (note the Z where the Y should be. And the shift kez is different and <i donät think they use parenthesis like we do.) and there is an ümlaut infestation.
But, that is for another day.
Today’s question kiddies is;
What foreign phrases/words have you come across that have nearly sounded the same in your native tongue.
German to English
Regen - to rain. Reagan A former American president
Sauerstoff oxygen Sauer Stuff - Something that has gone bad.
Schmuck jeweler Schmuck <not a nice person
Sense ; a scythe Sense hearing, smelling, tasting, touching
Any mistakes are clearly my own, Langenscheidt’s dictionary and society is to blame.