Useful vocabulary for the holidays

Kummerspeck Literally, "grief bacon." A German word meaning weight put on through emotional overeating. (via Reddit)

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  1. So…would Speckcumberbundkummer be the grief you experience when you drop your bacon onto your cumberbund? 

    What if you got the bacon at the train station near Black Forest street, and while eating it, you dropped it onto your tux’s waist band and stained it, you’d be experiencing (takes deep breath):
    Schwarzwaldstrassebanhofspeckcumberbundfleckkummer?

    1. What if you got the bacon at the train station near Black Forest street, and while eating it, you dropped it onto your tux’s waist band and stained it, you’d be experiencing (takes deep breath): Schwarzwaldstrassebanhofspeckcumberbundfleckkummer?

      And if you were happy that the captain of a Danube steamship had dropped bacon on his hat, you might conceivably be feeling Donau­dampfschiffahrts­gesellschafts­kapitäns­mützespeckschadenfreude, might you not.

      I like Drachenfutter, or dragon fodder: the little gift you have to buy your wife when you’re in the doghouse.

  2. I thought that grief bacon was the most delicious cut from a pig that had already watched its entire family become bacon.

  3. I think Kummerspeck should be a synonym for poppycock, hogwash, bullsh**…

    “Hey, you can’t eat that without getting fatter, you know.”

    “KUMMERSPECK!!!”

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