From backpfeifengesicht to kummerspeck to fingerspitzengefühl, the world of German compound words is a pure delight, an endless font of phrases that perfectly capture the zeitgeist.
German covid coinages are a pandemic kuddelmuddel!
coronamüde: Tired of covid
Coronafrisur: covid hairstyle
Hamsteritis: stockpiling food
CoronaFußgruß: corona foot-greeting
There are at least 1200 covid-related German coinages: from Maskenflickenteppich (mask rag-rug, the patchwork of masking regulations) to Homeofficepauschale (home office flat-rate, a called-for €100/m home worker stipend), and so, so many more.
@pluralistic Mask idiot (Maskentrottel) is not that common, this 'condition' is usually mocked as nose willy (Nasenpimmel) or sometimes the other way around willy nose (Pimmelnase).
@pluralistic Got some others: Impfdrängler (someone who squirrels away (sic!) a vaccination before s/he is scheduled for it)
@pluralistic is Coronaparty just a german term or also used elsewhere to describe illegal parties/gatherings of people that don't care about corona?
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