German, Language

“Humid” or “gay”?: How one little ‘ü’ can completely change the meaning of a word

I still have a few problems with German. I still get genders of words wrong. I keep stumbling over weird and wonderful idioms I've never heard of before. And there are still words I struggle to say with a decent accent ("angerufen" is one of them... that bloody 'r'!). But there is one particular thing I… Continue reading “Humid” or “gay”?: How one little ‘ü’ can completely change the meaning of a word