GIC News Archive

Word of the Week: faule Socke

Sep 22, 2017 |
faule Socke

Do you have to tell your spouse to clean the dishes a million times before they do it? Or maybe they don't help you at all. If that's the case, you may be living with a faule Socke - a "lazy sock".

Word of the Week: Betonfrisur

Sep 15, 2017 |

Do you ever see people walking around with hair that looks like it's glued in place? In German, you would call that hairstyle a Betonfrisur.

Word of the Week: Milchgesicht

Sep 8, 2017 |

Do people tell you that you have a baby face? In Germany, you would be described as having a Milchgesicht!

Word of the Week: Luftkuss

Sep 1, 2017 |

With a word for almost everything, Germans have many ways to express themselves verbally. Although you might not think of German as being a particularly romantic language, it does have some love terminology that do not exist in English - like the word Luftkuss.

Foreign Minister Gabriel Makes 3rd Visit To the US

Aug 29, 2017 |
Sigmar Gabriel

For the third time since taking on his role as Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel traveled to Washington today for talks with his U.S. counterpart Rex Tillerson.