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higgybaby 10.06.2011 13:20

Swiss Dictionary
 
Let's start a list of German (or French, Italian, Romansch) words and their alternative Swiss definitions in English.....

Genau - an indigenous Swiss Wilderbeast
Oder - a bad smell
Oerlikon - a young child attending nursery in Millwall, London
Stimmt - a Swiss fresh-mint (can help with oders from one's mouth)

10.06.2011 13:24

Re: Swiss Dictionary
 
Ausfahrt - a noisy smell in Australia

higgybaby 10.06.2011 13:47

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Sorry to lower the tone (again) :msnblush: .....

Wankdorf - the result of having received the cheapest item on the menu on a street corner in a red light district

PaddyG 10.06.2011 13:53

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Quote:

Originally Posted by higgybaby (Post 1224464)
Sorry to lower the tone (again) :msnblush: .....

Wankdorf - the result of having received the cheapest item on the menu on a street corner in a red light district

I always thought Wankdorf was a premium service in a highly upper class brothel.

Olten - small town in Hampshire
Aargau - Northern Irish female relative

grynch 10.06.2011 13:56

Re: Swiss Dictionary
 
Mies, a name I call myself. :D

PaddyG 10.06.2011 13:59

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Originally Posted by grynch (Post 1224480)
Mies, a name I call myself. :D

I thought you'd be more this

;)

jacek 10.06.2011 13:59

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Egg - it feels like living in a yolk
Sie lauft selbst oder fahrt der Rad - short for "she laughed seldom or (needless to translate) odour like a rat"
Rathaus - that's were all the rodents live
Autobahn - it means you are automatically banned
Bis bald! - apparently provocative term for somone who lost hair
Bratwurst - worst kind of brat you ever met

grynch 10.06.2011 14:01

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http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:A...HZU7obUDVZIFAo Paddy !

10.06.2011 14:13

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Quote:

Originally Posted by grynch (Post 1224480)
Mies, a name I call myself. :D

Fahr a long long way to go..

mirfield 10.06.2011 14:15

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Yo - A children's toy that descends, but doesn't come back up again.

10.06.2011 14:17

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Originally Posted by grynch (Post 1224487)

In Austria http://maps.google.ch/maps?hl=de&tab=wl

along with Bavarian Wank http://maps.google.ch/maps?hl=de&tab=wl http://www.google.ch/imgres?imgurl=h...w=1201&bih=671

stephanienie 10.06.2011 14:28

Re: Swiss Dictionary
 
Grüezi mitenand is?:msnthink:

higgybaby 10.06.2011 14:35

Re: Swiss Dictionary
 
Sepp Joseph Blatter - a specialist philatelist. Only collects stamps on brown envelopes. The brown envelpoe element of this hobby is so important that often they are collected with no stamp at all!

higgybaby 10.06.2011 14:47

Re: Swiss Dictionary
 
Chuchichäschtli - 1) Rick Astley's sister 2) the sound made by a person with a cough or cold when clearing their mouth of phlegm..........after smoking a full pack of Marlboro Reds.......after being suffocated........in a sauna......in the Burmese jungle.......after being forced to eat gravel........after being stabbed in the chest.....on a life support machine which has just been switched off.

TheWolverine 10.06.2011 14:54

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Quote:

Originally Posted by higgybaby (Post 1224548)
Chuchichäschtli - 1) Rick Astley's sister 2) the sound made by a person with a cough or cold when clearing their mouth of phlegm..........after smoking a full pack of Marlboro Reds.......after being suffocated........in a sauna......in the Burmese jungle.......after being forced to eat gravel........after being stabbed in the chest.....on a life support machine which has just been switched off.

Easy there tiger...

higgybaby 17.06.2011 17:47

Re: Swiss Dictionary
 
Gleichfalls - Waterfalls near the town of Gletsch
Münster - Nochternal reature living in naughty children's wardrobes
Velo - An adult male
Jura - A member of the public sworn in to attend a legal trial to determine the guilt or otherwise of a defedndant
Uetliberg - A small landica
Sauber - Not intoxicated
Bahnhof - Swiss law banning David Hasselhof records being played on the radio
Spätzli - Germanic noodle-type delicacy made from four essential ingredients, flour, eggs, salt and the inner content of golf balls

Wollishofener 17.06.2011 18:31

Re: Swiss Dictionary
 
FART
Ferrovie Autolinee Regionali Ticinesi

tigerli 22.06.2011 03:10

Re: Swiss Dictionary
 
Now that the smell has receded.... let's continue.


Wallis – Now that’s where Wally is!
Grisons – Brillcream ?
Wildegg – From a free range hen
Zermatt – Busby (CBE)
Rapperswil not sing.
Solothurn – It’s always my turn when playing Solitaire
Oeppis - wee.


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