Re: [Cz-L] off subject

From: Yitzhak Rosner <>
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2008 23:22:26 +0300
To: Sylvia de Swaan <>
Reply-to: Yitzhak Rosner <>

"Der Riech" is the Yiddish expression for devil from the Hebrew Ruach. My
mother's expression was "Wo der Teufel Gute Nacht sagt" in German, which was
used for some very distant place.

Yitzkhak Rosner

On 6/28/08, Sylvia de Swaan <> wrote:

> anyone know this one? for a remote and out of the way location my mother
> Etka used to say, "wo der riech sugt a a gute nacht" (sp?)
> Sylvia

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