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Germany's eight wurst sausage sayings

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Germany's eight wurst sausage sayings
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12:55 CEST+02:00
Germany's love of sausages is well-known and this passion for wurst has also filtered into the German language. The Local takes a look at the finest meat-related idioms.

With the country claiming to have over 1,500 types of sausage from Bratwurst and Bockwurst, to Weißwurst and Grünwurst (green sausage), it is hardly surprising that the humble sausage plays a significant role in the rich tapestry of German idioms.  

Discover why someone would behave like a liver sausage, or why something could be “all sausage” to you. The Local List dishes up eight sausage sayings revealing exactly how the sausage gets made.

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