Tag Archives: Expressions

Denglish 17: My German Wife Turns A Smile into Geometry

I make a habit of seducing my wife with honeyed texts and come-hither emails, and I know I’m doing it right when she replies with perplexing German expressions like these:

THE WIFE: “Totally… I’m red like a tomatoe in front of my computer and I am smiling in circles.”

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Denglish 8: My German Wife on Pickles, Canning and Public Displays of Affection (PDA)

My best friend loves to pickle and can things at home. He does it all the time, so when my wife and I are being particularly disgusting in front of him with our public displays of affection (PDA), she warns:

THE WIFE: “It might turn the pickle in his stomach.”

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