German words used in English!

Hi there! Did you know that we use German words almost without noticing it? I started watching shows and movies and came across these:

*Wanderlust
*Zeppelin
*Kindergarten
*Poltergeist

Can you think of more?

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That’s cool! Right now the only one I can think of is “Doppelgänger”, although English doesn’t seem to like the umlaut, so we write it without it (doppelganger) :sweat_smile:. Now that I think about it, “über” is also used without the umlaut (when used as a sort of prefix or the rideshareing company), so that’s definitely something to take into account.

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That is so true!!! :smiley: and well, who has never met a “Schnauzer” or a “Dachshund”?? :dog: :dog2:

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I can only think of the easy ones, such as blitz, deli/delicatessen, or spiel. Never knew English borrowed so many words from the German language :open_mouth:

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Nachspiel and Aprés-ski (even it sounds like french, but I think there is no better Aprés-ski than in Austria or Germany!!!) :beers: :tada:

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I can only think of German foods such as Pretzel or Strudel :rofl: :rofl:

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