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Lithuanian: vyrai mūrai ąžuolai mergos terbos bezdalai
English: (a rhyme – word by word) men – masonry, oaks, maids – handbags, farts
collected: Kaunas, Lithuania (01-10-2016)
origin: very old Lithuanian joke, said to her by her grandmother. “Terba” is special, very old-fashioned word meaning: a special kind of bag, usually made from fabric or yarn, for shopping or keeping vegetables). “Mergos” is usually young woman, but not a girl.