Re: [Cz-L] Medicine

From: frieda tabak <>
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2008 09:09:40 -0700 (PDT)
To: HARDY BREIER <>, Czernowitz Genealogy and History <>, Miriam Taylor <>
Reply-to: frieda tabak <>

Wow, Dr Wiesenthal was our pediatrician; and hot milk with melted butter, honey and sometimes an egg yolk was a Gogel Mogel

--- On Sat, 6/28/08, Miriam Taylor <> wrote:

> From: Miriam Taylor <>
> Subject: Re: halal [Cz-L] Medicine
> To: "HARDY BREIER" <>, "Czernowitz Genealogy and History" <>
> Date: Saturday, June 28, 2008, 7:02 AM
> Miriam (Mimi) Taylor <>
> I still say "Frisch gesind and meschige" quite
> often.
> Usually about someone who seems alright, but has
> a particularly ridiculous idea or attitude.
> Does anyone know the expression "Er sol chapen a
> Krenk"?
> And "Ei Cholera"?
> In my family, "Sei gesind" was said in sarcasm.
> You said "be well and healthy", but what you
> meant was:
> Stop bothering me!
> One Czernowitz medicine which did and does work, was
> applying a piece of onion which had been cooked without
> water
> or oil directly on the cast iron stove, to a boil or a
> wound
> which had become infected.
> Another remedy which worked, this for a stomach ache, was
> to heat
> the lid of a pot in the oven, wrap it in a towel and put it
> on the aching stomach.
> Everything gave a child a stomach ache:
> Oven fresh bread, green apples, cold water on an empty
> stomach...
> If the hot lid did not work, you got Chamomile tea.
> For a cold, you got tea with milk and for a cough, hot milk
> with butter and honey.
> I all these did not help, you called Dr. Wiesenthal.
> Mimi

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