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DAILY BERLINERISCH

BAMMELIG – ill-fitted, baggy (usu. of clothes) or anything that is worn hanging and swinging around

BAMMELAGE – ill-fitting garments that are hanging and flapping around one´s body; anything that is worn hanging (f.ex. earrings or a chain watch)

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2 comments on “DAILY BERLINERISCH

  1. berlioz1935
    March 27, 2015

    There is also the expression, “Ich habe einen Bammel!”. Meaning I’m afraid or I’m anxious.

    • notmsparker
      March 27, 2015

      Stimmt! My eldest even used it recently and I wasn’t sure what he meant:)

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