Words which are funny in other languages

The Welsh for carrot is moron.

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The french for croissant is le flange

I did not know that.

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sitzpinkler

No need to bring ant into this

Did you know that Sitzriese is someone who is particularly tall when sitting.

I was not aware of that.

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@harru is Albanian for ‘forgot’

(Shrewbie found this.)

Maybe that means that the Albanian for forgot is funny in English, actually.

Always had a soft spot for the German for rubber glove, which is Gummihandschuh

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Who was it that describes a blowie as gummie or something? Was it Theo?

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gloves in dutch is ‘handschoenen’ which means hand shoes.

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Fucking hell, kitsch, those orange pricks just nicked that shit from the Germans.

this is now the dutch thread

hup hup

The German pronunciation of the letter ‘y’ is oopsey-lon. Always amused us in German lessons. As did the German word for ‘journey’, which is ‘Fahrt’.

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6 in German, obvs

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Blame the Greeks.

But enough about european financial instability…

“shut up” in Slovak (drž hubu) translates to “hold a mushroom” in English

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Poppity ping

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