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Michael Hirschorn: "They Don't Have a Word for SquarePants."

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Intellectual columnist and cultural commentator Michael Hirschorn made a fascinating sartorial observation on his Twitter this weekend: Apparently, the lack of a word meaning "SquarePants" is preventing the Germans from calling SpongeBob by his proper, full name (SpongeBob SquarePants).

Um, might we point out that "SquarePants" is not an actual American English word either. Any suggestions for the Germans? How about QuadratischHose?
· @hirschorn [Twitter]