I hear people say: "Mein lieber Scholli, das war knapp!" What does "Scholli" mean in this context? Is using this idiom in any way offensive or insulting?
I've noticed that Apple's current German homepage (July 2011) uses the expression "mit deinen ganzen Apps" as you can see in this screenshot I took: The whole sentence is [...] Und weil ...
I have heard this a few years ago, meaning someone is in very good shape, very active, very fit. But I wonder if it is still said and which connotation this phrase has.
Ich hatte in mein Notizbuch diesen Ausdruck geschrieben: "Wie bei Heini Geiger unterm Sofa" (C'est le bazar!, Es ist sehr unordentlich) Es scheint unmöglich zu sein, mithilfe von Google mehr ...
The little songs we had to listen to in German class seemed so silly at the time, but I can still recall a few of them all the way back to seventh grade. One was Dracula Rock—but no YouTube in the ...