silly translations

Otter Perry ottertee at
Tue Sep 21 13:15:23 EDT 2004

On Tuesday, September 21, 2004, at 01:39 AM, EstairM at wrote:

> At the greengrocer, I noticed among other spice mixtures (Spice For 
> Schnitzel, Spice For Fish) Spice For Packer.  This puzzled me a bit 
> until I read the label in Hebrew.  The spice mixture was for rice. 
> O-rez is rice.  o-REZ is someone who packs.  They must have looked at 
> the wrong line in the dictionary.  I hope.  Because I seriously doubt 
> that cooking packers is legal.  Let alone kosher.
> Esther in Israel 

Splits the hoof, doesn't chew the cud.


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is no hope for it.

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