How do you describe what you like to others?

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  1. Jan 12, 2019 #21

    Unbasher

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    I think it's if German origin. (I'm German.) It means juicy. Glad to have made a linguistic contribution considering our language doesn't have the best reputation :)
     
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    The spelling with a "z"=zaftig is indeed Yiddish - but the etymology is German. But then again, app. 85% of Yiddish has its roots in late medieval German. So understanding Yiddish, especially if you're familiar with the Berlin dialect is easy for native German speakers.
     
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    Maybe they thought you were her type, and hoped you had varied tastes?

    As for me, honestly it has seldom come up. Probably as a four eyed nerd with bad acne everyone assumed in teen years that idI just have to settle, and what I wanted didn't matter so much. And in engineering at university we mostly did our best monk immitations, as everyone was too overloaded to have a lot of time to worry about such things. And then I started dating my now wife in my last year, despite what I just said, so people didn't ask much because it would be rude, maybe?

    To the degree that I've had to answer this, I've mostly said something like "I never shared the normal preferance for skinny" or "I share certain opinions with Queen and Sir Mixalot". At which point people normally change the topic :D
     
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    @Tad my wife’s ring tone is a certain queen song!

    :D
     
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    Whoop! Whoop! Oh yeah!
     
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    Can't believe I never thought of that one! Fantastic!
     

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