naurring (naurring) wrote in linguaphiles,
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Vocabulary collection

One of the newest words in my French vocabulary is the word for bachelor party; enterrement de vie de jeune fille/de jeune garcon. Which means literally translated - funeral of life as a girl/boy. Speak of a happy occasion here. Another word like that, again in French is 'passenger seat'. Place du mort - seat of death. Ignoring the fact that I mostly seem to remember the morbid words -

I'm interested in which other words like that you can think of, words that have, literally translated, a surprising, shocking, morbid or whatever meaning, no matter in which language. :P
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