Schadenfreude: a sort of German lesson

scha·den·freu·de ˈSHädənˌfroidə noun pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune Shaden = damage Freude = joy Robert Caldwell blends cigars and his Caldwell Cigars is celebrating the first year in business. One of his blended cigars is ringed with "The King is Dead". I do not know Mr. Caldwell's mind, for I do not know him. [...]


One more supporting experience for the importance of the Smoke Lounge in our society. Yakov sat next to me. With some shyness, we both looked for eye contact, just wanting to give a gentle sign of acceptance towards each other. On the streets as well as in smoke lounges, a point of attraction with regular occurrence [...]