As ons kat een koei was, konnen we ze melken veu de stoof*
* If our cat was a cow, we could milk it in front of the hearth
Dutch | Flemish Flanders, Belgium
Expression USED On Occasion BY Some People
Used as a reply when someone says something hypothetical starting with "If". It expresses something like: "it's no use thinking that way, because things aren't that way."
"As we een kaart hadde meegenome zoude we nà zo nie zitte zuken." "Ja, en as ons kat een koei was, konnen we ze melken veu de stoof."
"If we had brought a map, we wouldn't be searching like this." "Yes, and if our cat was a cow, we could milk it in front of the hearth."
Submitted August 2020 by bart