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    Schadenfreude

    Schadenfreude is the great pleasure derived
    By someone, from another person's misfortune
    Its ironic that the Germans have a word to express
    My pleasure at them being knocked out so soon


    (FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 - South Korea 2 Germany 0)

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    Now remember the end of WC-2014 and imagine how the Brazilians felt yesterday!
    "You can always find something better than death."
    Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, The Bremen Town Musicians

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    excellent.
    I came across this word in another forum just yesterday.
    very strange.
    I dit mention the word Freud seems to be in it too.
    it may never try
    but when it does it sigh
    it is just that
    good
    it fly

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    On the road, but not! Danik 2016's Avatar
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    I didnīt know the word was used in English too:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schadenfreude
    "You can always find something better than death."
    Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, The Bremen Town Musicians

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    Its not widely used, except in the media, but i like it.
    We dont have an equivolent word in English that so encapsulates the feeling.
    We have Gloat and Revel, but they are tame in comparison.
    Thanks Danik

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