[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Sayings and Tales

Ed S esonnenburg at porchlight.ca
Sat Sep 11 16:36:52 PDT 2004

We always said this phrase as

Rutsch mir den Puckel runter

Slide down my back or if referring to someone bothersome  "get off my back"

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rose Ingram" <roseingram at shaw.ca>
To: "GPV Listerserv" <ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 11, 2004 3:14 PM
Subject: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Sayings and Tales

> Both my parents who were born in Russian Poland, had many sayings in
> Polish - so us kids would not understand them.  We spoke German at home
> a long time.   They also had many German sayings which don't merit
> publication on this List.   But "dumkof" was the favourite my Dad used
> dealing with two of my brothers.
> One phrase that my Dad used a lot and loosely translates to'slide off my
> back....?"  Does anyone know the German version?
> Rose Ingram
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