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German Proverb — Can’t see the Forest

Text The following piece was collected from a seventy-three year-old American man over a meal, celebrating an anniversary. The man will hereafter be referred to as the “Informant”, and I the “Collector”. Informant: “I have a saying.” Collector: “What is it?” Informant: “I used to hear it in German from my grandmother, sometimes. It goes,… Continue Reading »