More cool German words

1. Futterneid–literally “feed envy”; the feeling of regret and envy when your food arrives at a restaurant and
other peoples’ orders look way better than what you ordered.

2. Kummerspeck–literally “grief bacon”; the weight you gain from emotional overeating.

3. Treppenwitz–literally “stairway joke”; the best jokes, lines, and comebacks that always occur to you

Okay, the last one is a phrase–

4. Wo sich Fuchs und Hase gute Nacht sagen–literally “where fox and hare say goodnight to one another”; English equivalents may be “out in the sticks”, “middle of nowhere”, or, if you want to be crude, “BFE”.

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