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Tongue in cheek

Tounge-in-cheek is typically translated as "augenzwinkernd" or "mit einem Augenzwinkern" (literally, "with a wink of the eye").
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What does "Selber selber, lachen alle Kälber" mean?

The complete phrase is Selber, selber, lachen alle Kälber, lacht der ganze Bauernhof und du bist doof. As you see it is a rhyme: selber - Kälber ...hof - doof The word "Kälber" (= calves) ...
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Tongue in cheek

Language is not only a heap of words and rules to combine them, language is also a way of thinking: words and phrases convey concepts and as the underlying cultural conventions differ so do the words ...
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