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Hi there! Are you interested in learning Swiss German? I offer lessons in conversation (private, or small groups) in Zurich or surrounding areas. I am a Swiss national and have lived and completed degrees in the UK and Australia. Please contact me if you'd like to know more.

Sara

Hi Sara,

Someone sent me the following message in an e-mail, and I was wondering if you could tell me what it means:

Lieber einisch am Seckel omerigle als om d'Rigi ome seckle

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Re: Another dialect question

"Better to 'operate' the scrotum once, than to run around Mount Rigi"

Sometime I have to find out who writes all these bad Swiss German word-plays and have a word with him. Seriously.
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Re: Another dialect question

basically the same what Nathu said just in different words

"Better scratch your balls than run around mount Rigi"
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Re: Another dialect question

Wow... That's kind of lame. I had no idea that's what that meant!

Thank you both SO MUCH for taking the time out to translate!!
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