Monday, October 22, 2012

German Word of the Week: Fuchsteufelswild

Each week, a very informative newsletter "The Week in Germany" offers up a "Word of the Week" to amuse or puzzle English speakers learning German.  This week, it's Fuchsteufelswild and it is used in German to describe an enraged person who is as wild as a fox and mad as the devil. This adjective is most likely rooted in the fox's much-maligned medieval reputation as a sly troublemaker.   To read more click here.   You can also subscribe to The Week in Germany and receive the Word of the Week, and much more!

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