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Emmy in deutsch heißt das "die Katze im Sack kaufen"
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Emmy schrieb: Quote:

What does pig in the poke mean?


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A poke is a sack or bag of rough cloth such as used for grain, potatoes, or whatever. If one sold a pig in a poke, that meant that the buyer was buying the pig in the poke with the assurance by the seller that there actually was a pig in the bag. Thus the meaning of buying sight unseen.

Here is a description I found.


I see that all the translators have a great resource here. You received clearing answers here than the one I sent you!

This is wonderful!

Thanks, Indigo Child and VeroniKA.

Love, Gloria


thank you all for your reply.....