[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Sayings and Tales

LeoAnn annaleo at nanaimo.ark.com
Thu Sep 9 17:53:53 PDT 2004

Hi Bruce:

I recall my parents using this expression as you suggest but usually
  when we kids or others did something that was foolish.  I think the 
spelling of the saying is Ach du lieber strohsack.

Leo Sonnenberg

On Thursday, September 9, 2004, at 04:11  PM, Bruce Stange wrote:

> I haven't seen this one yet, perhaps I have it spelled wrong,
> "ucht to lieber strozuck"
> Someone told us it translates to
> "Oh you lover strawbag"
> What the heck is that?
> If I remember correctly, Mom and Dad would utter it at times when they 
> were
> upset or disgusted and sometimes without the last word.
> Bruce Stange
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