As I was studying my German vocabulary, I came across the German word, "bald."
I am always quick to make outlandish word-associations to remember vocabulary, so I readily noticed that "bald" sounds like bald:
Flipping the card over, the translation: "soon" !?!
Thus, the German Monster threatens me with a reminder of the immanence of a receding hairline.
(Research Language Log, 2)