a plague indeed. suggest you see volume 3 issue 7 of cia nights for a german lesson: it cleary shows the meaning of hand shoe. incidentally, WG is the abreviation for Wohngemeinschaft (a shared flat)....!
"If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still boring, then eight. Then sixteen. Then thirty-two. Eventually one discovers that it is not boring at all." --John Cage.