[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Sayings and Tales

Günther Böhm GHBoehm at ish.de
Sat Sep 11 15:33:34 PDT 2004

Jerry Frank schrieb:

> Das must am Schornstein schreiben!
> Literally:  That must be written on the chimneys!

(which was at that times the only unburnable part of the house.)

> In effect:  That information is important enough to be announced to 
> the whole town!

two other versions:
"Schreib dir's hinter die Ohren" - write it behind your ears (the place 
where little rascals get boxed - "eine Ohrfeige kriegen").
"Steck dir's hinter den Spiegel" - put it behind the mirror (where you 
can see it every morning).


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