This is not just another chat room. We're here to improve our language skills, German or English, and to encourage a spirit of community. Everyone is welcome who shares those aims.
In the immortal words of our founder, odondon irl:
«ein Faden, in dem Deutschsprechende auf Englisch und Englischsprechende auf Deutsch schreiben können, um zu üben, um Korrekturen zu ergattern, um des Spaßes Willen.» Snowflake und andere Schweizer dürfen aber auch Spass haben, wenn sie möchten.
We come from Amy-MiMi's comfy snail-home 254 here
Participants in order of appearance:Amy-MiMi, penguin, Sachs, Lara Chu, hm -- us, Carullus, bluesky, candice, Steve53, atalante, cookie crumbler, Artisan, h h, Goldammer, manni3, Robert -- US, Emil 14, the kat, Phillipp, harambee, Jools, SD3, estrellita, Wachtelkönig, Wolfman, wi-chanHighlightsPenguin
promises a long post the next day, but is a few days late because not enough happens to fill such post. Finally, she tells us about the good time she has in Berlin.Sachs
is owing a coffee to Artisan
at the next Austrian LEO meeting. If she likes one.
We discuss vacation and compensation days. Conclusion: you can't have too many. But 30 would be nice.Cookie crumbler
likes the Word "assemble".
Sokrates is a huge crocodile, but not from IKEA, unlike crumblercito's shirt-wearing alligator mum. And then there's Patrick, the giant wonderdog, who sleeps on Lara
Federweißer is called Sturm in Austria. Good to know. When Austrians say "Heute wird es einen Sturm geben", we can get our glasses ready! ;-)
Bible talk about "superfluity of nastiness". It can be translated in many ways - of course, we all know nastiness has many ways, so this is not surprising.
Hasselhoff did not tear down the German wall single-handedly, no matter what he says.
Bedroom talk between Jools
- talk about
bedrooms, that is ...
Diverse snails visit their family.
Crocodiles have no visible tongue and steer with their lungs. We live and learn.Carullus
tells us about a liquor ID some states have. Handy if you are confronted with unidentifiable liquor, I suppose ...
Mae West's torso will be erected in Munich.Sachs
is an opera lover.Amy
finds Moose Tracks, but they are from Denali Flavors, not made by Hermarphromoose
Word allocation and "odd one out" tests can be very arbitrary.SD3
gets the gold medal of self restraint (and a cookie!). Penguin
leaves for Britanny. We hope she has a great time there!Robert -- US
has interesting things in his wardrobe, including chain mail.SD3
went window shopping in a very literal sense and bought twelve new windows and is now able to reenact Hitchcock's classic Rear Window
s phone misunderstands the change from summer time to "normal" (not winter, thanks, manni
) time and performs it one week early.Phillipp
recommends the movie Exit Through the Gift Shop
about the graffiti artist Bansky. The kat
's son liked it, too, and her daughter is a real Bansky fan.Harambee
is contagioned by another thread recommending Christoph Brookmyre's novels. LEO is, after all, a good source for literature recommendations. Carullus
proofs this by recommending The Machine of Death
The Rhine has gas bubbles due to volcanic activity. I didn't know that, either, SD3
Now come in and chat away!