Re: Fett OT

From: Cameron Kaiser (
Date: 2005-07-18 19:01:29

> > I can add that the word "fett" is also used in youth speak in Sweden and 
> > it means the same as in youth speak in Germany. Btw, I wonder which 
> > country this meaning of "Fett/fett/fedt" originates from.
> Well, "fett" in German is "fat" in English. Thus, I suspect it
> originates from Germany, but I am not sure.

Over here we might say "phat" (note spelling) for something that's cool, so
it's in English too (at least American English, anyway).

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