Re:       Re: Kolache (1896)

Steve Kl. stevekl at PANIX.COM
Tue Dec 10 19:59:33 UTC 2002

On Tue, 10 Dec 2002 RonButters at AOL.COM wrote:

> I guess it was quite a different world--when stealing and eating raw kohlrabi
> from Jetta's garden and shouting YUCKY DUMB POOPEK at each other were major
> ways to be a bad boy.

pupek = navel
pupicek = belly-button

We ate kohlrabi, too, but the word's not Czech. The Czech word for
kohlrabi is kedluben. Kohlrabi is English, and it's dervied from German.

-- Steve Kl.

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