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Learn About It In German: Muskelkater Posted by on Feb 26, 2020

Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS, as it is commonly known in English) describes the pain and soreness felt in your muscles a day or two after working out, or doing some form of hard, physical labour. The German language has a fantastic word for this: Der Muskelkater, which breaks down to der Muskel (muscle) and…

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Germany’s Strongest Man Posted by on Apr 8, 2017

Guten Tag! Ich hoffe, es geht euch gut. 🙂 Every so often I think it’d be nice to talk about some (less obvious) famous Germans and their achievements. Today I’d like to introduce you to someone known as Germany’s Strongest Man – der stärkste Mann Deutschlands. Meet Patrik Baboumian. Patrik Baboumian was born in der…

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Going To The Dentist: German Vocabulary Posted by on Mar 8, 2017

Guten Tag! Today’s post is all about something we hate doing, but which we have to do, nevertheless… Today’s post is about going to der Zahnarzt – the dentist. Here are all of the German words you need to know for it!   German dentist vocab: The basics Dentist (place/profession) – der Zahnarzt Dental assistant…

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The German Word ‘der Kater’ Posted by on Feb 8, 2017

Guten Tag, everybody! In case you weren’t aware yet, I think the German language is truly wonderful. I love it when I tell somebody about an unusual German word and their face lights up. So here’s a post that I hope will make your face light up, too! In this post we’ll learn the German…

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New Year’s Resolutions: Health and Fitness Vocabulary Posted by on Jan 15, 2015

Guten Tag, ihr Lieben! This is a follow-up to my post, How To Talk About New Year’s Resolutions In German, and focuses on something I am very passionate about – health and fitness. What has health and fitness got to do with New Year’s Resolutions, and learning German? These statistics from will explain! According…

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