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Someone on Twitter mentioned that in some regions of Germany, a common idiom for whenever there's mist in the forest is "The foxes are making coffee", and thought the image was evocative enough for an illustration.

Well, I took the bait! 🦊☕

@sociamast Exactly! It's a funny enough image, who cares if it's an actual saying! :blobcatcoffee:

@pentaro
"The hares are cooking" (da kochen die Hasen) ist what we say
@sociamast

@holger @sociamast If the hares are cooking and the foxes are catering the beverages we could have a pretty nice breakfast!

@pentaro @holger @sociamast Never heard any of these. :D Still a nice image though! :-)

@pentaro that's awesome, both the original idiom and your drawing

@Leucrotta Follows are always ok, friend! The more the merrier!

@mrszee Thank you for your comment! I'm sure the foxes would love to share some of their coffee with you. 😃

@pentaro
Where I live they don't make coffee, they bake cookies :)

@KopfKrieg Coffee and cookies, those foxes are definitely into something!

@pentaro
Dann I always knew that my home country is awkward as hell.

@arkedos Oh no no no, not at all! Any country with coffee brewing fauna is alright in my book!

@pentaro

Foxes have an incredible sense of smell, I bet they could find the best most fragrant and full of flavor Coffee Beans to use.

@gemlog If the foxes aren't brewing the beverages you can count me out.

@pentaro
we have foxes in berlin, everywhere, also in the center. at night they walk slowly down the streets. they come out between 3-5 at night, when nobody is out, but sometimes me ;)
it's a very nice situation if you meet one. if someone of you guys will be in berlin, you should ask the foxes for a coffee, maybe they will invite you ;)
@gemlog

@moagee @gemlog Oooh, that would be delightful. Gotta brush up on my fox table manners, don't want to make a fool out of myself!

@pentaro @moagee
I wouldn't worry. They are probably quite forgiving about etiquette - like dogs.

youtube.com/watch?v=y9P2V0_p6v

@pentaro @moagee
Oh no! That made zero sense - I pasted the totally wrong URL!!

I will correct it:

youtube.com/watch?v=EVwlMVYqMu

@pentaro This is wonderful! This image is so cute. I hope you make more like it.

@pentaro My father used to say that when it was raining while the sun was out, it meant that "the Devil is beating his wife".

@flugennock That's... a less wholesome image, haha! 😅 (But also makes me wonder, who exactly is the Devil's wife?)

@pentaro I'm not absolutely sure, but I think it might be this chick on the left, here:

@pentaro It's WONDERFUL! 💕
Amazing... So lovely and delicate drawing 😊.

@pentaro I liked it so much! 💕 They are simply SO lovely that I desire to walk into picture and have a coffee with them 😊. You are really tallented man.

@pentaro Let alone my jealousy, because my line drawing is on primary school level 😂

@amberB Heh, I'm flattered, but my doodlery could be waaaaay better. Gotta keep practicing!

@pentaro Excuse me, I don't know what "doodlery" is? And thanks for advice, but... I'm of the other sort: my gift is - a craftsman 😊. I can make with these hands whatever I see... From brick wall to jewelry. Gift or curse, still don't know 😊.

@pentaro Oh, sorry - you were speaking about yourself (YOU have to keep practicing)? Here is before dawn, forgive me 😊.

@amberB Oooh, that's definitely a gift! Being able to create something tangible is so amazing. I'm confined to the second dimension!

@pentaro Thank you 😊. I like wood the most. Once my daughter sent me a photo of a fat cat 😆, asking if I can make similar... So I made it - and a little box made of Siberian pine...
instagram.com/p/BoV_SC6gR0V/?u

But, I always admire people that have talents that I can only dream of. And your gift is something really exceptional, imho.

@pentaro
I have to remember that idiom, I love it !! (like the mist ;)

@pentaro Never heard of that idiom, but it‘s nice - as is your illustration. Thanks!

@deathy you live in Germany, mayhaps are German also; is this an idiom you've heard of?

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