We Germans are selfish at times and always desire to have the last word. In fact, adding our mustard to everything—not only to a delicious pork chop—is a typical trait. This is a follow-up to our previous post on German idioms. everything is in butter Don’t think twice about your figure if asked by a German person whether everything […]
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Be aware of the following idiom! If a German person ever calls you a bottle, don’t think you have a long neck or a nice figure. Being a bottle simply means that you’re a loser; perhaps we’re speaking of an empty bottle here. I recently moved to Austria to translate poetry on a Fulbright Fellowship. Being immersed in a […]