Tuesday, March 26, 2013
From Struwwelpeter, an 1845 children’s storybook originally published in Germany, here written for British children to teach them an important moral: if you suck your thumb a madman with a giant pair of scissors will break into your house and cut your fingers off.

From Struwwelpeter, an 1845 children’s storybook originally published in Germany, here written for British children to teach them an important moral: if you suck your thumb a madman with a giant pair of scissors will break into your house and cut your fingers off.

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    yay…childhood memories xD
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    Diese Geschichte, die der Paulinchen mit dem Feuerzeug, und die des Suppekaspars… Bin ja echt traumatisiert
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    No this is exactly how I feel too, couldn’t have said it any better. I have nothing to ad :(
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    To be honest, I think children now are much more overprotected. f.ex. I noticed this already a long time ago – there are...
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