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Steve Parkes 'Backfisch' -- was ist das ? (27) RE: 'Backfisch' -- was ist das ? 07 Jan 19


The word occurs in E M Forster's novel Howard's End. Back in the 60s I asked a German woman I knew, and she said it meant something like 'clever-clogs'; literally, it means baked fish.


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