Untill now I wasn't aware the German word for ink was Tinte, they are quite a few of those sneaky quite but not close words in languages from the same families (well atleast the germanic languages). Confusing but interesting.
I remember when I was at my dad's and he had german guests with a dog. And I learned in german dogs "bellen" (bark) which in dutch means making a phonecall.. I found it quite amusing :)
2. I think that was a poor attempt at a Covid-19 joke.
Fun fact: there is a motorcycle dealership in the UK going by the name "Windy Corner".