Words which are funny in other languages


#1

The Welsh for carrot is moron.


#2

The french for croissant is le flange


#3

I did not know that.


#4

sitzpinkler


#5

No need to bring ant into this


#6

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


#7

I was not aware of that.


#8

@harru is Albanian for ‘forgot’

(Shrewbie found this.)


#9

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


#10

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


#11

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


#12

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


#13

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


#14

dutch for whipped cream is slagroom


#15

this is now the dutch thread

hup hup


#16

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’.


#17

6 in German, obvs


#18

Blame the Greeks.


#19

But enough about european financial instability…


#20

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