Daily Archives: September 19, 2014

Rewriting a Yiddish Proverb

by | September 19, 2014

The Elim Family Worship Centre in Peterborough, Ontario has a tendency to borrow and rewrite phrases that are more familiar in their original form. The most recent example is this sign The inspiration for the Elim Family Worship Centre’s latest directive is a Yiddish proverb: “Der mentsh trakht un Got lakht.” Translated as “Man plans… Read more »