19 Questions Britain Has For Germany
We love you, but you confuse the hell out of us. Could you help us clear a few things up? Questions crowdsourced from the BuzzFeed UK team.
Why do you have to invent a word for literally everything?
While we're on the subject, why are your words so long?
Why do your proverbs make no sense?
Why do you have such weird insults?
Why does “thanks” mean “no”?
Why do your toilets have little shelves in them?
What do you have against tap water?
What's your problem with fresh air?
Is Frankfurt just a stopover airport or is it also a place?
Why are you so obsessed with sausages?
What in god's name is your problem with cheddar?
Why do all your snacks have to sound so rude? See also: Milch-Schnitte.
Were you guys ever really into David Hasselhoff as a pop star?
Like, genuinely? Or was it more an ironic, tongue-in-cheek sort of appreciation?
Why must you scare the crap out of your kids around Christmas with that devil Krampus guy? Why is that a fun thing to do?
English football fans consider Germany their ultimate rival. Is the feeling mutual?
Do you get annoyed at always being accused of putting towels on sunbeds?
Is Oktoberfest literally a two-week festival devoted to getting shitfaced on lager, or is there more to it than that?
And is it true Fantakuchen – cake made out of Fanta – is a thing in Germany?
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