13 true German things that are used all over the world
• 13 true German things that are used around the world
Over the life of a person surrounds himself with a variety of things, in most cases without even thinking about their origin. The same applies to the traditions that have become so familiar and family. However, we did a little research, finding out that Germany gave the world.
Below is a list of objects and a true German customs, common in many parts of the globe.
gummi bears. Sweets was launched by the German company Haribo in 1922.
The first light of the modern type was invented by German Heinrich Goebel in 1854.
The Nutcracker. Home to a wooden doll cartoon is a small German town of Seiffen. (Conrad Kuiper)
Folder-registrar. It was invented by Frederick Zonnekkenom of Bonn in 1886.
Gingerbread House. sweetness fashion originated in Germany in the XIX century.
Easter Bunny - Easter attribute. The tradition of using animal image as a symbol originated in Germany. The first mention of it are found in texts dating back to XVI century. In 1680 he published a story about a rabbit laying eggs and hiding them in the garden.
Egg Hunt - Easter game for kids.
The boy during the game "Egg Hunt".
The Christmas tree - Christmas attribute. Tradition naryazhet tree for the holiday has its origins in Germany in the late Middle Ages.
Advent Calendar - card or cardboard house with opening windows. In each cell there is a calendar candy cane. Calendar for the first time appeared in Germany in the first half of the XIX century.
Chicken Fried Steak. The national dish in the United States. However, the recipe belongs to the German kitchen.
Perm. It was first demonstrated by the German hairdresser Karl Nessler.
The musical composition "Bridal Chorus" from Richard Wagner's opera "Lohengrin". It performed at the beginning of the wedding ceremony in many countries around the world.
Stroke dog. "Dachshund sausages", which is wrapped in a slice of bread, were invented Frankfurt butcher.