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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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Zeit fĂĽr eine Geschichte – Weihnachtsmann-Edition Posted by on Nov 26, 2016

Christmas is coming! And with it comes the Weihnachtsmann (“Christmas Man” – Santa Claus) to Germany. Today, he arrived at the Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) in Leipzig, Germany. Here is a little story of his arrival, plus some vocabulary to train your German, much in the spirit of the Zeit fĂĽr eine Geschichte series I made last year. Click here for that…

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