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    follow the lederhosen

    Dear all,

    In "America's Funniest Home videos", Tom the host says, commenting on two Germans dancing in lederhosen:

    "The Germans decide to follow the lederhosen"

    Then they started to butt salp. Tom says "ich bin ein berliner"

    What is the meaning of "follow" here?

    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: follow the lederhosen

    Does "follow the lederhosen" an expression by itself away from clothing?

    Thanks.
    Last edited by maiabulela; 27-Nov-2010 at 17:33.

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    Re: follow the lederhosen

    ?????? :(

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    Re: follow the lederhosen

    The expression is meaningless to me. I imagine, from the lack of response, that it doesn't mean anything to anybody else. Are you sure you heard it correctly?

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    Re: follow the lederhosen

    It's a play on words. Not a very good one, but this is AFV, not some masterpiece of comedy.

    "Follow the leader" is a game children play. Since there were guys wearing German pants, he said "follow the ledehosen."

    No great meaning here, just an attempt at humor.

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