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martin goddard

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New words
« on: May 06, 2020, 09:25:46 PM »
Have you adopted a foreign (non English, US  can count as foreign) word for use in your gaming?

e.g. Ersatz


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Re: New words
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2020, 01:42:57 PM »
Shazbat for when things go wrong (alien, a la Mork}.

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Re: New words
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2020, 01:50:56 PM »
Schwerpunkt

Schadenfreude (especially in doubles play... then doesn't have to be your opponent!)

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Re: New words
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2020, 02:16:21 PM »
I've heard Colin use "Na na na naa na!" - I'm not sure what language that is.

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Re: New words
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2020, 02:03:00 PM »
Yes lots now I play at a French club!!

Know how they are spoken, but no idea as to how most are written though!!!