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Category Archives: BERLINERISMS

DO YOU SPEAK BERLINERISCH or SAY IT LIKE A LOCAL

Berliners are known for several things: their alleged surliness, talent for speaking in an almost incomprehensible metrolect and shooting cheeky ripostes as fast as Oscar Wild on his best nights. Pity those … Continue reading

Aug 27, 2017 · 8 Comments

ICH WILL EIN´ BERLINER

A scene at a Berlin bakery: Client: “I´d like a Berliner, please.” Bakery shop-assistant (bored bordering on irritated): “Then turn around and just pick one…”   A doughnut is known … Continue reading

Oct 9, 2016

KREUZBERGED´S FIRST BERLIN BOOK OUT NOW!

Dear Readers, the day has come at last – it might be a small step for the world of publishing (so small, in fact, it wouldn´t even budge) but a … Continue reading

Aug 24, 2016 · 2 Comments

GEKOMMEN UM ZU BLEIBEN

What makes us locals? What turns us into part of a new environment? And is it at all possible to become a Berliner not having been born in the city? … Continue reading

Mar 29, 2015 · 7 Comments

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 … Continue reading

Mar 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

SPOTTED IN PASSING: BERLIN MORNING SUN

Mar 26, 2015

YOU ARE HERE: U-BAHNHOF ORANIENSTRASSE

Here is a wonderful photo of the Hochbahn Bahnhof “Oranienstrasse” made around 1905 with the Hochbahn line running along Skalitzer Strasse, with Wiener Strasse on the right, Manteuffelstrasse cutting Skalitzer … Continue reading

Mar 14, 2015

DAILY BERLINERISCH

BESUCHSBESEN – (lit. visiting broom) a bunch of flowers, a bouquet Boost Po

Mar 4, 2015

Protected: BERLINERISMS RELOADED: BERLIN GLOSSARY FROM A TO Z

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Jan 9, 2015

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