“Shamed.” Related to the French verb honnir, to shame, used in the English motto “Honi soit, qui mal y pense.” Which is often translated into German as “a schelm” or “a schuft” is “whoever thinks evil there.”

(Fer HÖH nt.)


“Island monkeys.” An affectionate term for the English.

Update on 03 May 2013: “Island mentality” it’s being called in the leadup to the (exciting!) Champions League final at Wembley on 25 May 2013.

(INN zell off en.)

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