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Beautiful December

Now, when the garden awaits the return of spring
Now, when the silence is deep and blue
Now, when the winter has cast her spell again
Beautiful December, Beautiful December

Here, where the snow is as soft as a woolly lamb
Here, where the nightfall is deep and blue,
Here, where the stars are so bright, you reach for them
Beautiful December, Beautiful December

Child, may you sleep in gentle peace tonight
Dream of songs that rise on silken wings!
When you wake, enchanted by the snowspun light
Sing the songs that came to you in dreams,
Your beautiful December dreams
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Best English Word to Cross Over into German Last Year

pryfllwydpryfllwyd The AnthropocenePosts: 1,405
edited March 2015 in Words Words Words
Wait for it - the word is shitstorm and is especially relevant when considering the media noise about the Greek crisis



  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,504 mod
    Was this a word being used in Germany @pryfllwyd?
  • pryfllwydpryfllwyd The AnthropocenePosts: 1,405
    oh yes @mheredge - I hear it most days at the moment - its the latest business buzz word
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,504 mod
    Haha @pryfllwyd. I'm so out of it. Maybe I should start using it and see if it takes off here too.
  • pryfllwydpryfllwyd The AnthropocenePosts: 1,405
    bs bingo is a part of my life @mheredge - the latest one is "feedback is a gift"

    Quite funny in Germany as "gift" has a special meaning in German (i.e. poison).
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,504 mod
    Feedback is a gift! Well I suppose this means saving on consultancy fees if people tell you for free what they like or dislike about something @pryfllwyd.

    It's so funny seeing how phrases like these come and go. Is 'whatever' in response to anything you didn't like much still as popular as it was?
  • pryfllwydpryfllwyd The AnthropocenePosts: 1,405
    whatever @mheredge - actually round here its "du mich auch" which is best translated as the same to you with bells on
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,504 mod
    When youngsters are talking, it sometimes seems that they're speaking another language. Sadly it's not just a case of vocabulary but grammar seems to have gone to the dogs too.
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