Re: Fett OT (was Re: Verkantet in English)

From: Patrycjusz R. Łogiewa (
Date: 2005-07-18 22:41:48

On 2005-07-18, at 16:54, Rainer Buchty wrote:

>> huh, and what's the meaning of "Fett" in contemporary youth speak??
> "Fett" nowadays seems to be used synonym to "huge". For example,  
> you can
> be asked to give a "fetten Applaus" these days.

I see.. But that's not that ununderstandable in the end.

> Although, if something
> is "fett krass" -- often abbreaviated as "fett!" -- that means "very
> cool", or, depending on the context, "very shocking".

This one's already more difficult to guess...

> Back in the days we would have said "geil" instead (which was
> climaxed rather creative, i.e. geil, affengeil, turboaffengeil -- only
> uninspired people used "voll geil" :)

:-) "geil" is the one I still remember.

> Oh, and the even older crowd might have used "(total) dufte"...

OK. I don't count then. I probably didn't know enough German when  
this one was en vogue...

Alright, I understand. But who the heck is General Failure and why is  
he reading *MY* C: drive ??!!!

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