Best New Made-Up German Words in Benn Schott’s Schottenfreude | The New Republic

There’s something so satisfying about a good German word. As The Awl entertainingly demonstrated with their spot-on “There Oughta Be a German Word For This” column, German words somehow define complex human emotions in a way that English words often can’t or don’t. Must be all those awesome suffixes.Ben Scott (of Schott’s Miscellany fame) has a new book out this week with 120 new German words perf…


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