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I cannot figure out what's meant by the following sentence:

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Links means left.

I failed to find "Miss" as a German word to make sense in that context: Miss

And about that long word (train), my mind recognizes "Haar", "Plus", "Zombie", "Hosentasche". So only "Aubergine" remains which must be a word too. dict suggest eggplant.

Putting them altogether, we get:

eggplanthairpluszombiepantspocket

Which makes perfect sense!

What does it mean?

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I assume you've read that somewhere like this, probably with a picture nearby.

My best guess would be the following:

Links:

Is used to tell you which picture is meant. Often if there are several pictures on one page (for example in a magazin), the captions to the pictures will be in one place using "links, rechts, oben, unten" or a combination of those to tell which is the corresponding picture.

Miss

Probably refers to the common title of a beauty-queen.

AuberginehaarPlusZombiehasentasche

Seems to be a noun–noun compound consisting of the following:

Abuergine - eggplant

haar - hair

plus - plus or in this case with

Zombie-hasen-tasche - Zombie-rabbit-bag

So probably it is meant in a quite mean and sarcastic way, to describe an so beautiful person with weird hair and a curious bag.

Well thats what I would guess from the information given.


After using Google a bit I'm not very sure about the last part any more.

Aubergine could be in respect to the form of the hairs. It looks a bit like sliced aubergines.

But I can't find anything in that picture that would match a zombiehasentasche.


Edit: after Using Google some more, I know it is a reference to another blog entry of that site about a Women with red to aubergine-colored hair and a bag that had a zombie-rabbit printed on it, or something like that.


Em1: Ich bin mal so frei und füge das Foto hinzu ;)

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Zombie-Köpfe von Adam Parker Smith. Darf ich vorstellen? Links: Miss AuberginehaarPlusZombiehasentasche. Rechts: icke, Montagmorgen. Dabei kennt der Typ mich doch gar nicht. LINK

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Thank you for your answer, Lukas. I added a screenshot of the page to my question. It's a translation exercise and there's nothing else as "more context". I think it is what you said. –  Gigili Jun 21 '12 at 16:02
    
I couldn't find anything by Googling! Wonder how you Google it, probably with you super extra German skills. –  Gigili Jun 21 '12 at 16:03
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Very nice pictures @Em1! I wonder if I'll fall asleep tonight! –  Gigili Jun 21 '12 at 16:17
    
They doesn't seems to be zombie but they seems to be funny..They are not scary..But still I like creativity..I enjoyed the post very much..It is something new and different.. –  user2188 Nov 20 '12 at 6:29

That strange word seems to be the result of some blog posts, written by a guy with an obvious predilection for zombies:

  • It seems to start here, describing a female redhead with a bag that shows a skull.
  • Next is this one - the author has to correct himself - it's not a skull but a "zombie rabbit" (no idea what this should be, pics would be very useful here...), and the girl's hair isn't red but of eggplant color.
  • Now, the final step: a picture of a puppet the resembles the author of - yesss - a girl with aubergine-coloured hair and a bag showing a zombie rabbit - in short: miss eggplanthairPLUSZombierabbit-bag.

So, Lukas was completely right with his translation, but i thought it may be useful to add some context information...

EDIT: oh, sorry, some minutes too late - maybe nevertheless useful because of the links...

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Extremely useful. I accepted Lukas' answer since he seemed to put effort into it and I needed to know the answer very soon. –  Gigili Jun 21 '12 at 16:16

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