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German wedding traditions you'll want to adopt

When it comes to weddings in Germany, broken porcelain is a good thing - and brides should beware of kidnappers. On Meet the Germans, Kate Müser shares the German wedding traditions that surprised her the most.

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German wedding traditions

Every other week, DW's Kate Müser explores the quirks of everyday life and language in Germany. Originally from the United States, Müser has lived in Germany for over 13 years. Follow Meet the Germans on YouTube or at

Whether or not you are planning a wedding, already married or in a relationship, your partner is bound to get a kick out of these cute and hilarious German nicknames. Watch the video below to find out more. 


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Cute German nicknames for your sweetheart

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