On 10 Mai, 21:00, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote: > In article > <0cd2b58e-96c7-491c-93a5-7c1c6d0ac...@w13g2000vbn.googlegroups.com>, > > WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote: > > On 10 Mai, 09:34, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote: > > > > > *) The joke is based on the German proverb /fortune favours foolish > > > > farmers by increasing the diameter of their potatoes/. > > > > Fortune does not favor WM > > > No. Fortune favours fools. > > Only in Germany.
"Fortune favours fools" appeared on several dictionary sites when I looked for a translation of the German proverb (that you will not understand when I post it in the original version) into English. Your ignorance is really universal.