Harmful English Words

jeremydridley

hallo,
I was wondering if there are any words that in English are harmful but in German could be taken offensive?

just curious,
Jeremy

sfpugh

There are a few in this lighthearted video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSIUPynJc4U

Julia-Rocket-German-Tutor

Hi jeremydridley,

I was just wondering if you could please clarify your question, are you after English words which do no harm in English but are offensive in German or are you looking for English words that are offensive in both German and English?

Grüße
Julia

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