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    Who farted? Ka_Jun's Avatar
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    A word you like the sound of...

    inculcate

    like the hard c, don't know why.

    plus, it rhymes with colgate.

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    snausage. My dog got some for Christmas, and now any excuse to say "Snausage" is a good one.

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    Schadenfreude.

    Only the Germans could be devious enough to invent a single word that means "taking pleasure at someone else's pain."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boudicca View Post
    Schadenfreude.

    Only the Germans could be devious enough to invent a single word that means "taking pleasure at someone else's pain."
    And the dutch....'Leedvermaak', literally translated it means 'Suffering enjoyment' (Suffering=Leed, enjoyment=vermaak). But I like the German version better, the G is much more fun to pronounce

    Also, the English have a very similar verb: Gloating

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    Madagascar
    Zimbabwe

    and my all time favorite:

    Guadalajara

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    i love all words, but one of my favorites that springs to mind is

    Aluminium

    also the Irish word "Sneachta" (SHNAKH-tuh) which means "snow"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tinuz View Post
    And the dutch....'Leedvermaak', literally translated it means 'Suffering enjoyment' (Suffering=Leed, enjoyment=vermaak). But I like the German version better, the G is much more fun to pronounce

    Also, the English have a very similar verb: Gloating
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    I've always liked the sounds of the words "molybdenum" and "hemoglobin".
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    "Nakakapagpabagabag," which doesn't have an exact translation in English...closest word would be "shocking" or "extremely bothersome," I guess. Try saying it fast!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nekohime View Post
    "Nakakapagpabagabag," which doesn't have an exact translation in English...closest word would be "shocking" or "extremely bothersome," I guess. Try saying it fast!
    In what language?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tinuz View Post
    In what language?
    Tagalog. It's so fun to roll off the tongue though!

    I second the schadenfreude, and also from German, Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz.
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    you should learn to embrace change, and mock it's failings every step of the way :p

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    While we're looking at long words, what about Donaudampfschifffahrtsgesellschaft? (Danube steamship company). This can easily be extended to Donaudampfschifffahrtsgesellschaftkapitaen (a captain at the Danube steamship company) or perhaps Donaudampfschifffahrtsgesellschaftkapitaensfrau (wife of the aforementioned captain).

    Gloat is a nice word, but nowhere near as nice as schadenfreude.
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    Quote Originally Posted by deanp View Post
    Endopylasmicreticlum
    Isn't this supposed to be two words?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    you should learn to embrace change, and mock it's failings every step of the way :p

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    "Serendipity" is my favourite written, spelled, and said aloud english word.


    Not one word, but I love the Japanese "desu ne" (really a tokyo dialect thing).

    In Spanish, I like "diga".


    East European it'd "dobre" for me.

    Native America has the beautiful word "koyanniqatsqi". Also "Quetzacoatl"


    And in the vast diaspora of the continent of Africa, "sankofa" is my favourite word.
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    Carbuncle

    It sounds like an uncle that likes carbohydrates...or the part of a car. Far from the true meaning.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boudicca View Post
    While we're looking at long words, what about Donaudampfschifffahrtsgesellschaft? (Danube steamship company). This can easily be extended to Donaudampfschifffahrtsgesellschaftkapitaen (a captain at the Danube steamship company) or perhaps Donaudampfschifffahrtsgesellschaftkapitaensfrau (wife of the aforementioned captain).

    Gloat is a nice word, but nowhere near as nice as schadenfreude.


    Oh how I love my German language.
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    I was always fascinated by the german language.
    FlugzeugabwehrKanone acht-acht
    Jagdpanzer
    Maschinengewehr 42

    it sounds mean and is mean.
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    Someone is dragging the tone of this thread ever lower.
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