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Putz

Posted By: inselpeter

Putz - 05/08/05 12:23 AM

To clean. Where is the connection -- unless it is "Putzfrau," which is a bit derrogatory??

Posted By: Faldage

Re: Putz - 05/08/05 12:57 AM

AHD says it's from Yiddish pots, penis. Maybe from Polish?

Posted By: Zed

Re: Putz - 05/10/05 10:29 PM

And I thought "Happy Days" was such a nice, clean-cut show!


Posted By: dxb

Re: Putz - 05/13/05 12:02 PM

Honi soit qui mal y pense.

Posted By: AnnaStrophic

Re: Putz - 05/13/05 04:56 PM

What's a nice guy like you doing with a garter, dixbie?

Posted By: maverick

Re: Putz - 05/13/05 06:23 PM

> with a garter

He's a once aknight man.

Posted By: Bazr

Re: Putz - 06/15/14 11:03 AM

Putz {noun}
plaster finery trappings furbelows
Posted By: LukeJavan8

Re: Putz - 06/15/14 03:12 PM

Thread last used in '05 ! You sure have time on your hands.
Posted By: Bazr

Re: Putz - 06/15/14 09:28 PM

No time like the present.

OR

Keine Zeit wie der heutigen.j
Posted By: zmjezhd

Re: Putz - 06/16/14 02:16 PM

English putz /'pʌʦ/ < Yiddish פאץ (pots) 'prick (both literal and figuratively)'.

German putzen /'pʊʦən/ 'to clean; buff' < early New High German butzen 'to adorn, emblazon, decorate' < butz 'booger; burned out, glowing end of a candle-wick'.
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