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D'r Hans im Schnokeloch (English translation)

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D'r Hans im Schnokeloch

D'r Hans im Schnòckeloch hät àlles, wàs er will!
Un wàs er hät, dess will er nit,
Un wàs er will, dess hät er nit.
D'r Hans im Schnòckeloch hät àlles, wàs er will!
 
D'r Hans im Schnòckeloch sajt àlles, wàs er will!
Wàs er sajt, dess dankt er nit,
Un wàs er dankt, dess sajt er nit,
D'r Hans im Schnòckeloch sajt àlles, wàs er will!
 
D'r Hans im Schnòckeloch màcht àlles, wàs er will!
Wàs er màcht, dess soll er nit,
Un wàs er soll, dess màcht er nit.
D'r Hans im Schnòckeloch màcht àlles, wàs er will!
 
D'r Hans im Schnòckeloch geht ànne, wo er will!
Wo er isch, dò bliebt er nit,
Un wo er bliebt, dò gfàllts im nit.
D'r Hans im Schnòckeloch geht ànne, wo er will!
 
Jetzt het d'r Hans sò sàtt
Un isch vom Eland màtt.
Lawe, majnt er, kànn er nit,
Un sterwe, sajt er, will er nit.
Er springt züem Fenschter nüss,
Un kommt ins Nàrrehüss.
 
Submitted by Ava MeuAva Meu on 2021-02-03
Last edited by FreigeistFreigeist on 2022-04-03
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Hans in Schnockeloch

Hans in Schnockeloch1 has everything he wants!
And what he has, he doesn't want.
And what he wants, he doesn't have.
Hans in Schnockeloch has everything he wants!
 
Hans in Schnockeloch says everything he wants!
What he says, he doesn't think,
And what he thinks, he doesn't say.
Hans in Schnockeloch says everything he wants!
 
Hans in Schnockeloch does everything he wants!
What he does, he shouldn't,
And what he should, he doesn't do.
Hans in Schnockeloch does everything he wants!
 
Hans in Schnockeloch goes everywhere he wants!
Where he is, he doesn't stay,
And where he stays, he doesn't like.
Hans in Schnockeloch goes everywhere he wants!
 
Now, Hans has had enough of it
And is weary of misery.
He doesn't think he can live,
And he says he doesn't want to die.
He jumps to and out through a window,
And ends up in the madhouse.
 
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Submitted by robert.tucker.794robert.tucker.794 on 2021-02-04
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