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30 Oct 2014 21:53 #167509 by Goken
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anathema

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30 Oct 2014 22:05 #167516 by steamboat28
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My three submissions to this thread are:
  • saudade
  • the dreaded "c-word"
  • "cellar door"

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09 Nov 2014 13:08 #168891 by Tarran
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Palingenesis
Cockatrice
Wyvern
Solve et Coagula
:D

Apprentice to J. K. Barger

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09 Nov 2014 19:42 - 09 Nov 2014 19:42 #168939 by tzb
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Adding a few...

Nebulous
Skugga
Djupa
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09 Nov 2014 20:25 #168943 by Cyan Sarden
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Onomatopoeia

and

Donaudampfschifffahrtskapitänswittwenrente (German for widow's pension of a Danube steamboat captain's widow)

Do not look for happiness outside yourself. The awakened seek happiness inside.
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09 Nov 2014 22:30 #168960 by Arkayik
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Ausgezeichnet

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10 Nov 2014 10:35 #169000 by Cyan Sarden
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And then of course, there are various German classics:

- Zeitgeist
- Schadenfreude
- Hintergedanke
- Waldsterben

Do not look for happiness outside yourself. The awakened seek happiness inside.

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10 Nov 2014 15:36 #169020 by Joe
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Exzellent.
Jo.
Beschissen.
Passt.
Normgrößenraumschiffantriebsteuerungsthermometeretikettierungsbeauftragtengewerkschaftsvorsitzendenmittagspausenbrotaufstrichkontrolleursbarometerdruckresistenz.
Yeah, we use those long words around here all the time.

It's the resistance to pressure of a barometer that belongs to the controller of the spread on the lunch of the president of the union of the guys in charge of putting the proper labels on the thermometers used in controlling the drives on a normed starship. Because, in Germany, we norm everything.

My favourite English word? I choose Piracy.

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10 Nov 2014 23:01 #169092 by Rickie The Grey
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I know this is cornie

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10 Nov 2014 23:22 #169093 by Alan
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Cranes stand amidst cut husks
gleaning corn.


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(Say aloud.)

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