Ficken Schnapps: German Brand Uses F-Word To Tell Customers To F-Off
FICKEN schnapps is now on the shelves in Germany. Ficken is the German word for “f*ck”. Germany’s Federal Patent Court has decreed that the word “ficken” can be registered as a trademark. Ficken is now registered at the German Patent and Trademark Office.
The company behind the brand says “Ficken” will appear on clothing, mineral water and fruit drinks.
Anorak always thought placing the word “Fuck” before anything meant that you did not like it. So. Ficken Snapps means schnapps is not up to much. “Ficken you” is not a come on. “Ficken off” is not a euphemism for “let’s go”. The grey area is “ficken me” – although after a jug of schnapps the debate is rendered mute…