Some are understandable as metaphors or similes when translated, such as Spanish’s Octopus in a Garage or German’s Art without Bread, but German’s My dear Mister Singing-Contest is inexplainable.
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Jan 9, 2012 / 203 notes

Some are understandable as metaphors or similes when translated, such as Spanish’s Octopus in a Garage or German’s Art without Bread, but German’s My dear Mister Singing-Contest is inexplainable.

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