Learning German has been a very hard journey, but also a very fun one! Often exhausted by learning the grammar, I have always been rewarded with new words and expressions which are not translatable or do not even exist in other languages.
Are you getting old and are a little worried about all the things you may be missing out on as time is running out...? Then you may have Torschlusspanik (closing-gate panic). Did someone make a fool of themselves and you feel deeply embarrassed for them? Then you're probably experiencing Fremdschämen (exterior shame).
Learning literal meanings of words put a smile on my face and inspired me to illustrate some of them. Let me share my 12 favorite words, which are just the tip of the iceberg!
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