There’s a Yiddish alternative to the English “I Mr. Bean-ed it.”
8 Useful Foreign Words the English Language Needs to Steal

#8. “Farpotshket” (Yiddish)
What It Means: Something that was a little bit broken … until you tried to fix it. Now it’s totally screwed.
Leave it to the Yiddish language to contain a word that can at once sound so innocent and so sinister. Just say it out loud: “farpotshket.” Maybe wave your hands a little for emphasis. Now, say it louder. Louder. Feels pretty good, right? It’s like some unholy amalgamation of every foul word you’ve ever wailed at that IKEA nightstand after stubbing your toe on it in the middle of the night.

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There’s a Yiddish alternative to the English “I Mr. Bean-ed it.”

8 Useful Foreign Words the English Language Needs to Steal

#8. “Farpotshket” (Yiddish)

What It Means: Something that was a little bit broken … until you tried to fix it. Now it’s totally screwed.

Leave it to the Yiddish language to contain a word that can at once sound so innocent and so sinister. Just say it out loud: “farpotshket.” Maybe wave your hands a little for emphasis. Now, say it louder. Louder. Feels pretty good, right? It’s like some unholy amalgamation of every foul word you’ve ever wailed at that IKEA nightstand after stubbing your toe on it in the middle of the night.

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