Non-standard, informal speech.

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What is the English translation for the Hessische Wort “Ger”?

In Hessen, people often use the word "ger" at the end of sentences, as in ** "Danke ger!" "Weißt du, ger!" ** Definitely know it is an exclamatory expression. Is there any translation in ...
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How do you call weed in slang German? [closed]

How do you say blunt or joint in German talking about weed? What’s a bong called? And what is weed called?
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Effiziente Methode, umgangssprachliche Gewohnheiten zu entdecken? [closed]

Ich habe in letzter Zeit häufiger festgestellt, Umgangssprache zu gebrauchen, ohne mir aber dessen wirklich bewusst zu sein. Gibt es, abgesehen von simpler Aufmerksamkeit gegenüber Umgangssprache, ...
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Origin of the “dem Mann sein Hut” construct [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: In welchen Regionen ist die dem-sein Form gebräuchlich? Does anyone know the origin of the street slang construct in the form of "dem Mann sein Hut" in place of the ...
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What does “Schmuck” mean in German?

I was on this jewerly website Wempe and if you look they have a section titled Schmuck. This is commonly known to mean idiot here in the U.S. Everything I look up to see what it means says pretty ...
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What does the following translate to in english? “Jawooooolllllooo! - feeling hot -boy-mäßig”

I saw this on twitter, posted by a german female friend of mine but have no idea what it means, especially the Jawooolllooo part. Google translates mäßig as "Moderately". Could anyone tell me what is ...