[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] more sayings

Ed S esonnenburg at porchlight.ca
Sun Sep 12 13:11:21 PDT 2004

Der ist von Dummsbach

He is from Dumbsville

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Subject: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] more sayings

> Hi all,
> I'm really enjoying reading these old sayings.  Sure brings back memories.
> Here are some I remember:
> Weist du was?  Deine nase ist nass.
> Do you know what? (Person would answer:  What?) Your nose is wet.
> Was soll ich machen?  Am Kopf stehen und Lachen
> What should I do?  Stand on your head and laugh!
> I have no idea the origin of these...but they rhyme in German!
> A child/person would say "Das ist meins" (That is mine!)
> My dad would sad "mach deine augen zu, alles das du sehst ist deins!
> (Close your eyes...everything you see is yours)
> Wie geht's?  Was nicht geht, wird geschoben!
> How's it going?...  What doesn't go, gets pushed!
> And from a man who has a healthy appetite a little song
> Ich habe hunger, hunger, hunger
> habe hunger, hunger, hunger,
> habe hunger, hunger, hunger, habe Durst.
> Wo ist der Schinken, Schinken, Schiknen,
> ist der Schinken, Schinken, schinken,
> wo ist der Schinken, Schinken, wo ist die Wurst?
> Barb
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