The name

The term pretzel probably goes back to the Latin word “brachium” – arm, which was transformed into the Middle High German brezitella.

The idioms

“Dressing up” – this term is on everyone’s lips these days when a festive occasion is coming up. Because “dressing up” means dressing and adorning yourself in a particularly pretty way.

The differences

The pretzel is at home in southern Germany. However, it is pronounced and made differently depending on the region.

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