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ein fluger zecher stecht sich fein den schlullel von haus fruh morgens ein

English translation: The clever drinker doesn't forget his house keys when he leaves in the morning.

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German term or phrase:Ein kluger Zecher steckt sich fein den Schlüssel vom Haus früh morgens ein.
English translation:The clever drinker doesn't forget his house keys when he leaves in the morning.
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13:51 May 23, 2003
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
German term or phrase: ein fluger zecher stecht sich fein den schlullel von haus fruh morgens ein
This is on a stein that I own and was wondering what it means
darrell owenby
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Explanation:
it should read:
ein kluger Zecher steckt sich fein den Schlüssel vom Haus früh morgens ein

Roughly translated, it means:
the clever drinker doesn't forget his house keys before he leaves in the morning!

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Note added at 2003-05-23 14:14:12 (GMT)
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or perhaps a bit more elegantly:

Before you leave the house to drink
With friends in bars, just stop and think:
Are your keys safely tucked away?
If so, enjoy yourself, I say!

cheers!


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Note added at 2003-05-23 14:20:03 (GMT)
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Or in proper English:
Any hardened drinker would be well advised to remember to take his front door keys with him when leaving his house in the morning (otherwise he might find himself unable to get back in after a heavy drinking session …)
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Nicole Tata
Local time: 21:56
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Explanation:
it should read:
ein kluger Zecher steckt sich fein den Schlüssel vom Haus früh morgens ein

Roughly translated, it means:
the clever drinker doesn't forget his house keys before he leaves in the morning!

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 2003-05-23 14:14:12 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

or perhaps a bit more elegantly:

Before you leave the house to drink
With friends in bars, just stop and think:
Are your keys safely tucked away?
If so, enjoy yourself, I say!

cheers!


--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 2003-05-23 14:20:03 (GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Or in proper English:
Any hardened drinker would be well advised to remember to take his front door keys with him when leaving his house in the morning (otherwise he might find himself unable to get back in after a heavy drinking session …)


Nicole Tata
Local time: 21:56
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 1326
Grading comment
OUTSTANDING & FAST answer! I appreciate it!

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