Plautdietsch word of the day: jehäakjelt (met häakjlen jemoakt)
What it sounds like: a heckler at a comedy club. What it really means?
Leina enjoyed time to herself to create new things for the house. Last week she finished a cover for the toaster and then tuned her attention to Hein.
She had just enough bunt’et häakjeltich to make Hein a new pair of shorts for his Birthday.
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