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Re: German for car boot mat?

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A joke involving privates? You mean dirty joke?
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Old 20.05.2011, 12:04
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Re: German for car boot mat?

Ok, just to quickly answer the questions:

- boot is Kofferraum, there is no other term used frequently in Standard German.

Kofferraumwanne
A "Wanne" is a "bowl", not a carpet. A Kofferraumwanne is therefore a rubber/plastic mat with some 3-5 cm "walls" on the side that prevents even liquids or dirt leaving the mat to the valued carpet of you car.

Kofferraummatte
Well, that's a boot mat

Kofferraumteppich
That's the lining a car has from stock. So if you see them on ebay, they are spare parts to fix a car, not an additional carpet to put on top.
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Old 20.05.2011, 12:28
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Re: German for car boot mat?

OK, just ordered a Kofferraumwanne. The purpose of the thread has been attained. Any further comments are superfluous and will be considered as


Hah!
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Re: German for car boot mat?

"further commet"
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Old 20.05.2011, 12:31
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Old 20.05.2011, 12:34
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Re: German for car boot mat?

even further comet..



(( ok, I'm done now ))


EDIT : dang, Paddy secretly edited his post to take out the spelling misteake which was the whole point of my gags.
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