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PLEMPE – thin, watery soup

Berliner Volksküche or Suppenküche - a soup kitchen for the poor opened almsot every winter since 1801 and serving hearty, healthy soups that were far from being a "Plempe"; here in "Illustrierte Zeitung,  Bd. 51 (1868). (image though Bayerische Staatsbibliothek).

Berliner Volksküche or Suppenküche – a soup kitchen for the poor opened almost every winter since 1801, serving hearty, healthy soups that were far from being a Plempe; by Hermann Scherenberg for “Illustrierte Zeitung”, Bd. 51 (1868). (through Bayerische Staatsbibliothek).

 

2 comments on “DAILY BERLINERISCH

  1. marcuskluge
    March 2, 2015

    “Plörre” ist ein ebenfalls ein Synonym für Plempe. Plempe gibt es als Verb, verplempern, für to spill, to waiste.

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