relating to rude or offensive statements (something that insults someone)

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Verwendung von »Kretin«

Benutzt man die Beleidigung Kretin im Deutschen noch? Ist sie ernst zu nehmen? Auf mich wirkt das Wort so hochgestochen und antiquiert, dass ich es persönlich albern und nicht provokant fände. Ich ...
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Ist eine Referenz auf den »Götz von Berlichingen« automatisch vulgär?

Das Schlüsselwort im Fragetitel ist automatisch. Ich habe mal eine 10-minütige Sendung auf Arte gesehen, die empfehlenswerte Karambolage, in der es im Wesentlichen um die kulturellen, politischen u. ...
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German phrase for “Someone has to get laid.”

If someone is participating, e.g., in a passive-aggressive, disproportionate, stuck-up, or micro-management behaviour because he didn’t get to copulate for some time, a typical expression to make that ...
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Is it an insult calling a lady “die alte Huhn”?

Is the expression “die alte Huhn” an offense? A: Kennste Frau X? B: Die alte Huhn? Ja, die kenne ich.
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What is a “smart alec” in German?

I was telling my math class the story about how Gauss added up the numbers from one to a hundred when he was in first grade. I told them that when he put his slate on the teacher's desk face down, the ...
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Has “scheiße” become a “normal” word?

The reason I put this topic here is not trying to pull attention to the question by using swear words, but because of asking this myself the other day, when I heard this in Sunday school. I ...
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Why do deprecative descriptions of a person sound funny today?

There are many expressions describing a person in a deprecative or insulting way because of his bad properties or behaviour, which today would more or less trigger a laugh if someone called you that ...