You ARe Wrong: Isn’t laughing awesome? You’re welcome.
For those of you who haven’t seen Avenue Q, allow me to sum up: schadenfreude is a German word ... mean to get genuine pleasure out of someone else’s misfortune, but you’re guilty of it every time you laughed because it wasn’t you in someone else ...
New Music by Ana Tijoux, Tunde Olaniran and the Bad Plus
In “Antipatriarca” (“Anti-Patriarch”), she supplies words for all women ... the devotion to steady-state repetition that has been a German rock heritage since the 1970s. Even when the guitar band does kick up the tempo — as it does in ...
'Twerk' Origin: Where Does The Word Come From?
Twerp could not be a borrowing; that is, it could not come from an outside source (such a source does not exist; reference to Danish is a bad joke, and, incidentally, the same word exists ... its modern meaning remains unclear. German Zweig does not ...
ON THE OTHER HAND: Pope is asking us all to be good
In other words ... the reaction. I mean this is hardly radical stuff and certainly no call for revolution. But then I started to read the articles in the papers. I saw the continuing stories of child abuse and the coverup, I saw the German “Bishop ...
The Word: Words we could use in English
Razbliuto (Russian): The feeling a person has for someone he or she once loved but now does not. From "The Meaning of Tingo and Other Extraordinary Words From Around the World": Backpfeifengesicht (German): A ... Someone prone to bad luck.