German-American Folklore (American Folklore Series)

German American Folklore American Folklore Series The legacy of German immigrants to the U S is vast not only in Pennsylvania but in Texas the Northwest and the Great Plains Barrick presents a delightful assemblage of German proverbs riddles games

  • Title: German-American Folklore (American Folklore Series)
  • Author: Mac E. Barrick
  • ISBN: 9780874830378
  • Page: 450
  • Format: Paperback
  • The legacy of German immigrants to the U.S is vast not only in Pennsylvania but in Texas, the Northwest and the Great Plains Barrick presents a delightful assemblage of German proverbs, riddles, games, superstitions and recipes.

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    1. I have to admit right up front, this is not a completely unbiased review, as the author was my dad. Though Mac Barrick spent his professional life teaching Spanish, his real passion was folklore. He was never without a 3 x 5 notepad and a disposable Bic pen for jotting down an overheard joke, expression, or superstition. I remember on one occasion, eating in a diner with my dad, his food grew cold as he took down everything our waitress said. "I'm busier than a one-armed paper hanger," she annou [...]

    2. good little collection. it has quotes on some old traditions, riddles, recipes, songs, folk art and more. worth picking up if you can find it.

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