So who are Äffle und Pferdle?
I remember them from my childhood and their appearances on television and they are still well-known in the Swabian area. A monkey (Äffle = small monkey) and a horse (Pferdle = small horse). Remember: the -le attached to almost anything repesents a minimization in our dialect. 'They also moved with the times, so you will find them on their website, Facebook, Youtube, as well as in old-fashioned books and lots of merchandising articles - have a look yourself and maybe you are looking for a nice and original present to bring home to your country. Have a look at the door doormat on the right, too. So what have you learned?
"Hallole" means ... ?? Next time I will tell you the story about another famous cartoon personality, Lurchi, the spotted salamander.