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August 7, 2016

If one does not already exist, there needs to be a German word -- one of those delightful mouthfuls crammed with consonants and umlauts and German chocolate cake -- for the way I feel when someone does or says or writes something that he* should be mortified to have done, said, or written yet that person seems to be wholly unaware that he has made me cringe so hard my bones are threatening to splinter and my mind does the equivalent of touching its tongue to the toothache.  Is there such a word?

*or she (that should be a given)