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Schnitzelgruben

Post by :FI:Genosse » Sat Oct 23, 2004 8:04 am

Some of you like to know the meaning of the German word "Schnitzelgruben" ... so I´d like to give you an explanation:

schnitzeln -> to shred
die Grube -> the pit

Well, all together it´s a "shred pit" or "a pit filled with shredded material" ...

But you don´t know where and when this word mixture is used???? Well, to be honest I had also to take a look in the net because "Schnitzelgruben" maybe a German word but not a very often used one ... so I found following description:
Das sind mit Schaumstoff„schnitzeln“ gefüllte reichlich 2 Meter tiefe Gruben im Hallenboden, über denn die Geräte angebracht sind. Auch bei Stürzen während der Lernphase neuer Elemente landet man in der Schnitzelgrube butterweich - gefahrlos und sicher.
source: http://www.sv-felsenkeller.de/turnen/_turner.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

My translation ...
These are two meter deep pits in the gym hall floor filled up with shredded foamed material where gymnastical devices have been mounted over. In cases of falls while learning new gymnastical elements you can land softly, risklessly and securely in the "Schnitzelgruben".
As you can see the German gymnastics love their Schnitzerlgruben!

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Post by :FI:Dex » Sat Oct 23, 2004 8:24 am

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Post by Grecian » Sat Oct 23, 2004 9:33 am

Some of you like to know the meaning of the German word "Schnitzelgruben" ...
Why :?: :?
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Post by :FI:Genosse » Sat Oct 23, 2004 11:41 am

:FI:Grecian wrote:
Some of you like to know the meaning of the German word "Schnitzelgruben" ...
Why :?: :?
Because of this ...

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..., you know?! ;)
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Post by Grecian » Sat Oct 23, 2004 12:47 pm

Ah ha! Duly enlightened thank you :D

I am sure this information will benefit me greatly, in the coming years ;)
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Post by :FI:Falcon » Sat Oct 23, 2004 1:59 pm

thanx gen,

I never would have been able to sleep again in my entire lifetime not knowing what schnitzelgruben ist!

...

where did you first hear that word?

really, cuz as a child

of anywhere from 7 to uh ...

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that word is in my Mock German lexicon.

I am fluent in Mock Swedish too!

and I know a smattering of Mock Swahili.
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Post by :FI:Genosse » Sat Oct 23, 2004 7:25 pm

:FI:Falcon wrote:thanx gen,

I never would have been able to sleep again in my entire lifetime not knowing what schnitzelgruben ist!

...

where did you first hear that word?

really, cuz as a child

of anywhere from 7 to uh ...

48

that word is in my Mock German lexicon.

I am fluent in Mock Swedish too!

and I know a smattering of Mock Swahili.
Falcon, my ole German American friend!

I´ve admit that I first heard of it by an Irishman in Dublin who wanted to show me his German language knowledge ... "Fürstenberger and Schnitzelgruben" he said repetitively ... and he mentioned he heard of it in the "The Great Dictator" (1940) by Charlie Chaplin ...

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Post by :FI:Falcon » Sat Oct 23, 2004 7:51 pm

:FI:Genosse wrote: Has this article been helpful to you?

- Yup!
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:lol:


Michelob übersetzt, auf Deutsch "zu preisen"?

huh?

oh, well, it's goooood beer!
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Post by :FI:Cider » Sat Oct 23, 2004 8:37 pm

ok, to clear all misconceptions:

THIS is a SCHNITZEL:
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no gruben necessary :D

yummy!

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Post by :FI:Genosse » Sun Oct 24, 2004 8:13 am

:FI:Falcon wrote:Michelob übersetzt, auf Deutsch "zu preisen"?

huh?

oh, well, it's goooood beer!
Mich(a)el lobbed the smile right back to her ...?

Let me see ...

das Lob -> the praise, compliment, commendation, plaudit, accolade

So it must be Michel´s compliment? Nice name for a reaaaaal good beer, isn´t it?

Prost! :beer:


BTW, is that the size of Schnitzel you usually get in Austria? Then what the heck am I doing here????? Off to Austria!!!! :D
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Post by :FI:Sneaky_Russian » Sun Feb 12, 2006 3:56 am

These are two meter deep pits in the gym hall floor filled up with shredded foamed material where gymnastical devices have been mounted over. In cases of falls while learning new gymnastical elements you can land softly, risklessly and securely in the "Schnitzelgruben".
Did a gig at the "Turnhalle" in Kings Cross once and never saw any schnitzel or gruben.

Ich denke, daß es eine Last des Gesblarneyschwätzes gerecht ist :lol:
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Post by :FI:Falcon » Sun Feb 12, 2006 5:49 am

...

I knew a girl named Gesblarneyschwätzes once.

She had a nice hootenfleuffer.


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"He who warned, uh, the British that they weren't gonna be takin' away our arms, uh, by ringing those bells, and um, makin' sure as he's riding his horse through town to send those warning shots and bells that we were going to be sure and we were going to be free, and we were going to be armed."
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Post by Schleichender_Russe » Tue Feb 14, 2006 12:52 am

Was it orange?
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Post by :FI:Sneaky_Russian » Mon Mar 20, 2006 3:26 pm

Think you need to be thrown in a "Shred-Pit !" mate!!!!
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