Hamburg Hummel Hummel

Hamburg Hummel Hummel
Hamburg Hummel Hummel

Hamburg Hummel Hummel
what does “Hummel Hummel Moss Moss” mean?

this kid from Hamburg Germany told me it was his “saying for his life” and he wants me to figure it out on my own only when i google it all that comes up is stuff about Paul McCartney and The Beatles.

It’s spelled “Hummel, Hummel, Mors, Mors”.
When I was a kid I was told the following story of how this saying originated and what it means.

One of the folk tales of Hamburg talks about “Hummel Hummel” — this was a bent old man who carried water in the town in the old times. He was always going back and forth bent with his load, busy like a bee. Local youths would tease him calling out “Hummel Hummel” (which is sort of an onomatopoeia for the sound of a bee). Supposedly he would get annoyed and respond (and I am not sure I am spelling this right) “Mors Mors”, which is a kind of dirty phrase, like “Kiss my …”

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