Da hilft auch kein Flattier'n und auch kein neu Lattier'n
English translation: Flattering doesn't help and neither does putting up new boards.
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20:44 Jul 9, 2003
German to English translations [Non-PRO] Art/Literary
German term or phrase:Da hilft auch kein Flattier'n und auch kein neu Lattier'n
This is from the Swiss entry of the Eurovision Song Contest 1956, the one sung in German by Lys Assia called "Das Alte Karussell".
I can't quite understand this line because of the use of the apostrophes. Can you please tell me what this line means and what the full words are?