Dating words german
Pronounced something similar to “knob lock” it sounds excruciatingly painful until you realise it’s just garlic. I asked him what he meant, but he just kept saying “it is garbage,” so finally I ordered something else.
(As a side note, I once ordered a type of delicious looking sauce with my kebab in Germany. It turned out he had been trying to say it was garlic. As previously mentioned, when said correctly sounds like you are saying “I will hit you with shovel” or “I will leave you” or “I love Dick”.
Obviously considered important enough that there’s a (very long) word for it.
Then again, there has been that horsemeat scandal in Europe lately. Just get the consonants around the right way and you’ll be fine.
Literally translated, Kugelschreiber means “ball scriber” which is also funny for other reasons. I’m not sure why but every time I read this on a menu in Germany or hear someone say it, it brings a smile to my face. Wow, such a long word, this must be an abstract legal term or a chemical name, right? Not in Germany where you are expected to know their full set of titles. It’s like “I am at once a male, a doctor and a professor, why would you seek to rob me of any one of those attributes?!