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sionnach commented on the word schleswig-holstein
An under-rated Bundesland, if you ask me. It's so satisfying to say* and conjures up a host of positive images - cows, canals, stalwart sailors, those Hanseatic leaguers. Maybe even a few dikes.
* Despite being beaten out, ultimately, in the good mouthfeel category by the juicy Rheinland Pfalz, inadequately rendered in English as the Rhineland Palatinate. Which you just know is studded with eccentric margraves and landgraves and the like ...
April 4, 2008