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“You’re a Stinky Boot!”: 17 Creative German Insults with Hilarious Translations

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Let’s be honest: learning insults is one of our secret first priorities when starting a new language.

And it’s no surprise why. As offensive as they’re meant to be, insults can be awfully funny when translated literally. Sometimes you …

9 German Puns to Make You Laugh (or Cringe) While You Learn

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Love ’em or hate ’em, puns are here to stay in our daily conversations.

And that doesn’t just apply to English conversations.

That’s right. It may come to your delight (or horror) that puns also exist in German! …

The In’s and Out’s: What to Expect on Your Learn German Journey

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Sprechen Sie Deutsch?

German is a language both beautiful and complex, forged by structure yet brimming with room for creativity.

And, like many other foreign languages, it’s received a reputation that makes it seem less approachable than it is.…

Seize the Day! 10 Brilliant Ways to Improve Your German


Wer rastet, der rostet is a German proverb that means, “He who rests, rusts.”

Basically, it expresses that those who don’t take action won’t improve their skills, which may then stagnate or fade away.

It’s a simple saying that couldn’t …

Ready to Get Serious About German? 6 Intensive Language Courses in Germany


Learning is a never-ending journey.

But many of us think that just because learning is long that it must be slow.

Well, the good news is that doesn’t have to be the case.

Whatever stage you’re at in your

15 Sincere Ways to Say Thank You and You’re Welcome in German


How often do you find yourself saying thank you throughout the day?

Did you say it today at the grocery store?

After the barista handed you your cup of java?

When someone complimented your awesome shoes?

Suffice it to say, …

Warm Up the Holiday Seasons with These 10 German Sayings for Christmas and New Year’s


The bitterly cold, long nights can only mean one thing—winter has come.

We can all feel it in one way or another.

Your nose starts running every time you’re outside.

You’ve noticed that the daylight seems to fade all too …