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Gypsy phrases

Posted by ESC on December 02, 2003

In Reply to: Gypsy phrases posted by Kane on December 02, 2003

: Please, does anyone know the meanings of the following:

: In a village without a dog a man can walk without a stick.

: Stolen wood burns better for being stolen.

: Thank you.

My guess:
1. If there's no threat (from dog bite), you don't need a weapon.
2. Getting something free -- through stealing -- is satisfying. The wood burns better...