German, Language

“I think my pig’s whistling!”: Bizarre German animal words and phrases

It's been a long time since I wrote a language post, but I've been collecting words and phrases over the months and could quite a few posts at long last! I have noticed that a few of the words and phrases I have collected use animals, yet - most of the time - the words… Continue reading “I think my pig’s whistling!”: Bizarre German animal words and phrases

Deutsch, Language

“Are you sober?”: Where to be careful when learning German

German can be a tricky language sometimes, despite me having learnt it over half my life and having a degree in it. It's quite worrying when I come across a situation where I completely misunderstand what has been said, but it does make for good stories afterwards. And good blog posts. Here are some random… Continue reading “Are you sober?”: Where to be careful when learning German