If there's a group of people you don't want to piss off, it's the Germans. No, not because they once tried to take over the world, but because they have given us a variety of important artifacts, and we don't want to have to give them back. I'm talking beer—I'll have a Berliner Weisse, thanks—Christmas trees, bratwurst and, best of all, lederhosen. The name for leather knee-length breeches is often mispronounced by English speakers. The word ought to rhyme with "tater frozen." Other pronunciations will have you actually saying "regrettably-breeches" or "song-breeches." So do the Germans proud, and put on your "tater-frozen" for the... More >>>