Re: [Slovak-World] State holiday
- Yeah, I do like a good bratwurst every now and again.
Now there is a good question .. which came first .. the bratwurst or the
As to playing with words, I've always had fun with that. At the risk at
being nasty, I won't even tell the one about the Slovak guy visiting the
USA who took his life into his own hands driving up the windy twisty
mountain road to the town at the peak in search of prostitutes --- all in
reaction to twisty road warning signs along the route. (Knowledge of one
Slovak word is needed for this one!)
At 19:36 2/1/2004, theoldpro wrote:
>But we have two folks who can make up
>new ideas/images from the English language.
>Tony, I guess you like Bratwurst? Right?
>Is Bratwurst a Polish, Slovak, or German sausage?
- At 07:19 PM 2/1/2004 +0000, you wrote:
>Actually a most appropriate greeting for 2 February is "Happy Ham SaladAre you speaking of Masticated Marmot day? Maintaining a Slovak connection
>Day" or "Happy Minced Ham Day" ...................
>geddit ... Minced Ham/ Ham Salad ---- ground hog
the date in Slovakia would be observed as Hromnice (Candlemas) or
maintaining the American connection "Majte sa s^t'asny Svis^t' Den~" alebo
"Majte sa s^t'asny Pôda-Svin~a Den~". ;-)
- bratwurst is of german origin, and Wisconsin is famous for its Bratwurst and german butcher shops. Every time I travel to California, I have to lug tens of pounds of this sausage with me, or suffer a fate worse than death from friends and relatives awaiting its arrival.
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- I hope the answer to your question is that 'bratwurst' is German or
grill sausage. I would hate to think that Slovak 'bratwurst' would
translate to 'brother sausage'.
Now as long as I am picking on the Germans, they also sesell cutlets
from Vienese, from Gypsies and Hunters. When they will run out of
people from these three groups I cannot guess - but it keeps the
poulation down! (Wienerschnitzel, Zigeunerschnitzel and
I am happy enough that we have Bratislava - city of beautiful
brothers. Every time I see referemce to the town of Velky Kapusany
in eeastern Slovakia, I think of the town of the "great cabbage".
--- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "theoldpro" <theoldpro@n...>
> Hello Tony P,
> Tony, I guess you like Bratwurst? Right?
> Is Bratwurst a Polish, Slovak, or German sausage?