33 lurking around corner

January 12, 2007 at 8:59 am | Posted in Language | Leave a comment
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Yesterday I bought a carton of milk that has my birthday as best before date printed on it. Barely three months to go until I complete the double three.

Mein Geburtsdatum

Trivia for you learners of German: A double-digit number with identical digits is called Schnapszahl (schnapps number) – the idea being that all drunks see double.

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