Re: Re: Kolache (1896)
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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