Monday, October 14, 2019

Hasenpfeffer Incorporated

This post serves as a sort of filler to keep you occupied while I am trying to think of what to blog about next.

For your edification and reading enjoyment, here is your very own link to a fascinating article from the website mentalfloss.com entitled "Thirty-Eight Wonderful Words With No Equivalent In English".

If you watched Laverne and Shirley in decades past, you will understand the title of this post when you finish reading the article.

Enjoy!

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    1. Kathy, I wonder whether it is pronounced "huggy" or "higgy" or "hoogy" or "high-gy" and whether the g is soft or hard....

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    2. hue-guh? hoo-ga?
      Finally getting cooler here in VA, and I love fall...cozy.

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  2. Thank you. English is a rich and ever evolving language but we NEED some of these words.

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  3. I especially like the term "L’esprit de l’escalier". Many is the time when I have thought of a witty retort after the event, when it is too late to actually say it.

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    1. Yorkshire Pudding (Neil), I'm sure we have all been there. My dad used to call it "a day late and a dollar short)....

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  4. 5. Backpfeifengesicht (German)
    A face badly in need of a fist.
    It appeals to that evil part of me that I work to make me civil.

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    1. Emma, if I understand you correctly, I wouldn't want to have a run-in with you in a dark alley one night. You might beat me to a pulp.

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