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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/christian

My favourite is "futschikato", a faux-Italian version of "futsch", which is a colloquial word for "weg" (gone). It's been around for many decades though. Not sure why it took them so long to add it.

http://www.duden.de/rechtschreibung/futschikato


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lindaog

That's quite the mouthful! Someone else said that facebooken has also been around for years - I guess they can only update it so often!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/david3dd

Slang words and teenager-lingo come and go quickly. In order to make it into the "Real" dictionary, a word needs to show some staying-power.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/christian

Is that Schloss Moyland in your profile picture? :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/david3dd

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schloss_Moyland

Ja, SchloƟ Moyland in NRW.

But I picked it only by scrolling through pages of castle images and found one I thought looked nice even when cropped down to Duo's tiny avatar image size.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/christian

Gotcha. I just recognised it because I'm from around there.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lindaog

Ha, no, it was taken in Riga - I used to live there!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/david3dd

After looking at dozens of castle photos, they do tend to look more-or-less similar.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jdc2179

"gefacebookt" laueft immer wieder im Kopfkino...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lindaog

Ha ha! Hashtag es tut mir leid ;) Ungelikt!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/slamRN
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"unliked" that is funny!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/slamRN
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I enjoyed the article, Danke.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lindaog

You're welcome! :)

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