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Berlin lexicon by Peter Brutschin

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BERLIN LEXICON : THE VICTORY COLUMN is a monument in Berlin.  Designed by Heinrich Strack, after 1864 to commemorate the Prussian victory in the Danish-Prussian War, by the time it was inaugurated on 2 September 1873, Prussia had also defeated Austria in the Austro-Prussian War (1866) and France in the Franco-Prussian War (1870–71), giving the statue a new purpose.




BERLIN LEXICON : ROUGE (/ˈruːʒ/; French: red), also called blush or blusher (UK), is a cosmetic typically used by women to redden the cheeks so as to provide a more youthful appearance, and to emphasize the cheekbones.




BERLIN LEXICON : A DUMPSTER is a large steel waste container for garbage or construction waste designed to be brought and taken away by a special truck or to be emptied into a garbage truck.



BERLIN LEXICON : ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL, more commonly known as football or soccer,  is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.



BERLIN LEXICON : BANKRUPTCY is a legal status of a person or other entity that cannot repay the debts it owes to creditors. In most jurisdictions, bankruptcy is imposed by a court order, often initiated by the debtor.


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BERLIN LEXICON : PRETTY FLAMINGO is a song written by Mark Barkan, which became a hit in 1966 when Manfred Mann’s recording of it was released as a single. The single reached number one in the UK Singles Chart on 5 May 1966.

This is part 2 of Peter’s BERLIN LEXICON

Part one can be found here

Peter’s images of Basel Carnival on aamora