Do you have knickknacks lying around the house?

Do you know the word “knickknacks”?

They are all those small, worthless objects that we seem to gather over the years. As Deutsche Welle writes, you might find them “tucked away in the kitchen drawer, hiding in the closet, gathering dust on the shelf, or packed up in a box under the bed”.

The word sounds very much like its German translation – “Krimskrams”.

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Written by Christine Burgmer

29. June 2017