Sunday, 28 September 2014

18 weird German words and their explanations

fed up 18 Weird German Words You Wont Believe Exist

"3. Kummerspeck (Grief bacon)

When a relationship ends or during other times of sadness, anger, or worry, it’s common to put on a few pounds of Kummerspeck. What it means is the excess weight put on by emotional overeating. So when you find yourself 
on the couch watching ”Bridget Jones’ Diary” with a tub of ice cream, you are in fact feeding your grief bacon."

This is one example from a great text about beautiful and weird German words which are impossible to translate, and/or sadly missing from the English language, like 'Ohrwurm' or 'Purzelbaum'...

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