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Huan Yi
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“When a peasant woman has no troubles
she will buy a pig.”

Anyone ever hear that saying?  I first encountered it in Chekhov.
My mother, (rather amazed that I should know it), excitedly
confirmed that it was well known in Poland.

What does it mean?

 
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