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Thread #34802   Message #471905
Posted By: toadfrog
28-May-01 - 06:04 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Schnitzelbank
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Schnitzelbank
Thanks everybody. One place I'm sure the song exists is in college German classes in the United States. A very dubious task, often, speculating about where songs come from. I feel quite sure that Mark S., in correct about it being used by the Penna. Dutch (even though I know nothing else about them. That "Ei du Schoener" seems to come from a dialect I can't identify. So does "Schnitzelbank," which would seem to mean a saw horse. I never heard that word, and can't find it in any dictionary.