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One of the great things about learning a new language is finding out words that don’t exist at all in English, and are untranslatable.

Here is an excerpt from a fun article all about that subject:

#8. Kummerspeck (German)

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Means:

Excess weight gained from emotional overeating.

"Kummerspeck" translates to "grief bacon," a word that finally acknowledges that when we are under a crushing weight of sadness or stress, many of us skip alcohol and narcotics in favor of delicious fried meats.

Read more: http://www.cracked.com/article_19695_9-foreign-words-english-language-desperately-needs.html#ixzz2E3VA5wJM

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