What’s behind the strange German name for musical chairs?

What’s behind the strange German name for musical chairs?

In English the name for the popular kids’ birthday game involving chairs and music is fairly straightforward. But why do Germans call it "Trip to Jerusalem"?

German word of the day: Fesch

German word of the day: Fesch

These eight words show just how different German and Austrian Deutsch can be
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These eight words show just how different German and Austrian Deutsch can be

The 14 German words that have entered the lexicon in Austria due to the pandemic
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The 14 German words that have entered the lexicon in Austria due to the pandemic

German word of the day: Der Morgenmuffel

German word of the day: Der Morgenmuffel

German word of the day: Gell

German word of the day: Gell

German word of the day: Knödeln

German word of the day: Knödeln

The 10 biggest culture shocks experienced by foreigners in Austria
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The 10 biggest culture shocks experienced by foreigners in Austria

10 German words with hilarious literal translations

10 German words with hilarious literal translations

German word of the day: Das Luftkissenfahrzeug

German word of the day: Das Luftkissenfahrzeug

Austria: Eight of the funniest mistakes people learning German make

Austria: Eight of the funniest mistakes people learning German make

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