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    kitch,junk,trash,fake?

    Dear teachers,
    if an object- an ornament or something similar is of no great artistic value, which word would you use for describing it?
    thank you very much for your time.


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    Re: kitch,junk,trash,fake?

    It could be kitsch (particularly if it make you laugh), or junk, or trash.

    Fake means imitation/false.

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    Re: kitch,junk,trash,fake?

    If you display things like a picture of dogs playing poker or a leg lamp prominently in your home, they are considered to be kitsch. If you stash these same items away in your basement or garage, then they're junk.

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    Re: kitch,junk,trash,fake?

    Anglika, thank you very much for your answer.
    You wrote: It could be kitsch (particularly if it make you laugh), or junk, or trash.
    Please, why not if it makes you laugh?

    Quisch, thank you very much for your explanation.
    Please, is there any other suitable word for 'dogs playing poker' in my house...Or would you, personally, use the expression kitch?
    Thank you again

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