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German Proverbs 2: Inevitability


Kräht der Hahn auf dem Mist ändert sich das Wetter oder es bleibt wie es ist.


  • If the cock crows on the dung heap the weather is going to change or not.


My granddad was a farmer so there was a lot of farming wisdom flying about. Some of which was altered for different purposes like this one here. It relates to inevitability and the pointlessness of fretting. There are events in life which you cannot influence, and no matter how much you try to determine the outcome of the event, you will not be able to change it. Like the weather. So stop trying to second guess and accept the weather whichever way it comes.

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Nathalie Sheridan

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