Where is my Handy?: German for Mobile Phone
I follow Stephen Fry on Twitter and he’s loads of fun – he loves languages and actually understand linguistics. He’s in Germany now and offered proof that a mobile phone really is called a “handy”, use of which is both amusing and practical (in my opinion). But he also recorded a short audio clip poking fun at the use of “handy” in a very over-the-top German accent. (Warning: not entirely safe for work, use headphones)
I had my handy, I swear to god!