Stupid ideas

I wonder why the Germans use the term “Schnapsidee”? It’s strange to combine the word “schnapps” with “idea”, isn’t it? The Deutsche Welle has a lovely little article about the word. Don’t we all have crazy and unrealistic ideas now and again? And I’m sure that they don’t all come from drinking too much alcohol, do they?

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Written by Christine Burgmer

20. August 2015