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  • GLM also made special mention of "kummerspeck" - a German word which loosely translates to "excess weight gained from emotional overeating", but which is much better under its literal meaning: grief bacon. | Top Stories

  • Many of the words and phrase ranked in the top 10 lists may surprise British readers, such as "non-veg", "kummerspeck" - a German expression for excess weight gained through emotionally-caused overeating - and "Haboob" - an Arabic word imported to describe sandstorms in the American southwest. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph


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  • a German word that literally means “grief bacon�? but refers to the excess weight gained from emotion-related overeating.

    July 15, 2009