It’s Not Einbahnstrabe!

While reading Megnut, I came across her post where she says “So that strange is called an “esszet” in German, and apparently there’s much more too it than I realized.” It made me laugh … because when I was living in Germany, one of my friends at the time asked me “What is that Einbahnstrabe sign I see everywhere?” First mistake, she obviously missed the context clue of the one-way arrow. But, even funnier (probably because we had been at the Green Goose for a few hours enjoying a shot or two of Cuervo, or a beer for those who were too wimpy for Cuervo) was that she said it “Ein-bahn-STRAB-a”! We laughed the rest of the way home. It’s pronounced “Ein-bahn-strass-a” … but from that day forward we said it her way! Now every time I see a Germany word with the symbol in it, I laugh. Even 10+ years later…

By Christine

Christine is an Avenger of Sexiness. Her Superpower is helping Hot Mamas grow their Confidence by rediscovering their Beauty. She lives in the Heights in Houston, Texas, works as a boudoir photographer, and writes about running a Business of Awesome. In her spare time, she loves to knit, especially when she travels. She & her husband Mike have a food blog at Spoon & Knife.