A Conversation for The h2g2 Poem: A German Halloween Delight

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nim the cat (STILL choking in air pollution)

My mom and I always sing this when we're outside and the moon is bright, but can't remember more than the first couple of verses. Can you point me to the german version?

Brilliant translation, BTWsmiley - magic


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Post Editor

Yeah, isn't Bel gifted? (I say this as a professional translator.)

I think I've found it: http://www.familie-ahlers.de/witze/dunkel_wars.html

Let me know if that's right. smiley - laugh


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Post Editor

PS Mods: You leave that link alone! smiley - grr


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nim the cat (STILL choking in air pollution)

Thanx! I'm gonna rush this to my mom! smiley - run


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Willem

Hi there all! Thanks for the link, I got the original poem. Nice translation Bel! I hope they leave it alone.


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aka Bel - A87832164

Thank you all for reading and your nice comments. smiley - smiley

The site that shan't be named has versions of it, too. There isn't one definite version, so I chose the one that was closest to what I remembered from my childhood. smiley - smiley


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