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Posted: 9/17/2014 5:30:54 PM EST

Schlimmbesserung: to make worse, in the process of trying to improve things.

See also, .gov

I've heard that "The enemy of good is better." Maybe that's as close as we get with 'Merican English?

Leave it to der Deutschland to have a word for every occasion.
Link Posted: 10/2/2014 1:43:48 PM EST
Seemed like a good idea at the time.
Link Posted: 10/2/2014 1:49:18 PM EST
Next time I make a new toon in GW2 I will name him: "Schlimmbesserung dOOm!

Link Posted: 10/2/2014 2:10:58 PM EST
"Verschlimmbesserung"
Link Posted: 10/2/2014 4:05:36 PM EST
German is full of those sorts of massive compound words.
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