Funny intimidating things to say
(As a side note, I once ordered a type of delicious looking sauce with my kebab in Germany. It turned out he had been trying to say it was garlic. As previously mentioned, when said correctly sounds like you are saying “I will hit you with shovel” or “I will leave you” or “I love Dick”. Now whenever I go to visit his company we make a point of going out for “garbage kebabs”.) A Botschafter is not somebody who has sex with automatons. And if your boyfriend’s name is not Richard that might be a hard one to explain to your parents. Perhaps you are dealing with a domineering boss or have a classmate who can be a bit of a bully.
After giving up over 250 yards on the ground against the Buffalo Bills this past weekend and proving they have had trouble stopping the likes of Arian Foster and Adrian Peterson this season, it is times like these that could drive a coach insane.
Mark Sanchez has not been the model of inconsistency this year for the New York Jets.
After his first two seasons of hope where he helped the team to two straight AFC Championship Games, the thought was he could be the savior that Jets fans have been waiting for since Joe Namath. And he hasn't even been close to Richard Todd or Ken O'Brien.
Mark Twain even wrote of his experience with the German language “surely there is not another language that is so slipshod and systemless, and so slippery and elusive to the grasp.
One is washed about in it, hither and thither, in the most helpless way; and when at last he thinks he has captured a rule which offers firm ground he turns over the page and reads, ‘Let the pupil make careful note of the following exceptions.’ He runs his eye down and finds that there are more exceptions to the rule than instances of it.” So without further ado, I present to you meine Damen und Herren, my top 17 favourite funny German words and phrases.