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  • JunkYardBlog has coined a fascinating new word to add to JYB coins new word: "Verrücktenfreude"

    07/25/2006 5:36:44 PM PDT · by auzerais · 4 replies · 461+ views
    JunkYardBlog ^ | 7/20/06 & 7/24/06 | SeeDubya
    JunkYardBlog has coined a fascinating new word to add to our lexicon. Perhaps with enough use and exposure, it might even be made an entry in the new OED. "Verrücktenfreude" There’s a word in German, “schadenfreude”, which refers to the malicious pleasure we sometimes take in the misfortunes of others. “Schade” is like “Too bad”, or “that’s a shame”, and “freude” means “joy”. I think we need a new word. “Verrückt” is German for “crazy”, “nutty”, or “psycho”. (Actually there’s supposed to be an umlaut over the u, but I can’t make that show up through Movable Type [fixed —Duty...