Word of the Week
German contains a lot of wonderfully descriptive words, easy to remember, because they are so colorful and, well, true! Who would not, for instance, love a “glow pear” (die Glühbirne, lightbulb) or put on her “hand shoes” (die Handschuhe, gloves), in winter?
The German online newsletter The Week in Germany in fact has a rubric for such words. Check it out! this week's word is the “filling puller.”
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