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Der Dreigroschenvorteil

早起きは三文の徳 (Hayaoki wa sanmon no toku; “Rising early is a three-penny profit”) Definition: Waking up early in the morning instead of sleeping in leads to better health and a variety of other benefits. “Early to bed and early to rise … Continue reading

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Not even a loss leader

二束三文 ni.soku.san.mon Literally: two – bundle – three – mon (an obsolete, very small unit of currency) Alternately: Dirt cheap. Something so cheap that even selling it in huge volumes doesn’t make it profitable. Selling two pairs of sturdy woven … Continue reading

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