20.4.17

April weather

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There's a German piece of poetry that children often recite when the weather turns unpredictable...and it always happens in April. In other months when this happens, we call it Aprilwetter. The poem goes as below (a close English translation is after the text.)

April, April, der weiß nicht was er will.
Mal Regen und mal Sonnenschein,
Dann schneit's auch wieder zwischendrein.
April, April, der weiß nicht was er will.

Nun seht, nun seht, wie es wieder stürmt und weht.
Und jetzt, oh weh, oh weh,
Da fällt auch dicker Schnee.
April, April, der weiß nicht was er will.

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April, April, does not know what it wants.
At times there's rain and at times there's sunshine,
Then it's snowing again in between.
April, April, does not know what it wants.

Now see, now see how it storms again and blows.
And now, oh woe, oh woe,
There, thick snow also falls.
April, April, does not know what it wants.

                                              Aprilwetter (das):  [Ap·ril·wet·ter]  - April weather
                                                               (changeable/volatile weather)



Karlsplatz train station, 2017
1010 Vienna

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