Bookmark and Share
|
  • Text +
  • Text -

Word of the Week

August 19, 2013

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 weeks word is the “filling puller.”

 

http://www.germany.info/Vertretung/usa/en/__pr/GIC/TWIG__WoW/2013/30-Plombenzieher.html

You can subscribe to the newsletter here:

http://www.germany.info/Vertretung/usa/en/Newsletter.html

Comments

We welcome responses to stories on the Pomona College Web. Please respect the opinions of others who may disagree with you. If you notice an objectionable comment (see our commenting policy), please flag it to bring it to our attention.