From: frieda tabak <>
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2008 07:55:55 -0700 (PDT)
To: HARDY BREIER <>, Czernowitz <Czernowitz-L_at_CORNELL.EDU>, Miriam Taylor <>
Reply-to: frieda tabak <>

My parents used the expression "es sol mir sein far dir" not in the same sense as "auf mir gesugt" which is generally a saying of envy. They used it to mean, that anything bad should happen to them rather than to their children.

--- On Sun, 7/13/08, Miriam Taylor <> wrote:

> From: Miriam Taylor <>
> Subject: Re: [Cz-L] CURSES
> To: "HARDY BREIER" <>, "Czernowitz" <>
> Date: Sunday, July 13, 2008, 9:47 AM
> Miriam (Mimi) Taylor <>
> > Soll mir sein far dir. ( I should get it instead of
> you).
> Is not a curse, it is a saying of envy.
> Similarly there was: AUF MIR GESUGT - let it be said of me.
> A generous person would have said: AUF ISN GESUGT.
> Mimi

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