[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Sayings and Tales
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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