Top Ten Pseudo-Anglicisms in the German Language


The Top Ten

1 Handy

Cell phone, mobile phone. - Martin_Canine

2 S***storm

A sudden negative and hateful reaction after a controversial video/statement/interview/song/...

A rather new word that was created in the early times of the viral videos. But in the meantime it would also be used for the public reaction to the newest Trump interview. - Martin_Canine

3 Oldtimer

An old car. - Martin_Canine

4 Barkeeper

Bartender. - Martin_Canine

5 Smoking

Tuxedo. - Martin_Canine

6 Casting Show

Talent search shows like American Idol or The Voice. - Martin_Canine

7 Showmaster

A T.V. show host. - Martin_Canine

8 Cutter

Film editor. - Martin_Canine

9 Flipper

Pinball. - Martin_Canine

10 Slip

A certain type of female underpants. - Martin_Canine

The Contenders

11 Shooting Star

Very successful newcomer. - Martin_Canine

12 Fitnessstudio

Gym. - Martin_Canine

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