ummet ja lammet

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ummet (fields of deep snow) + ja (and) + lammet (ponds)

Phrase[edit]

ummet ja lammet

  1. (idiomatic) this and that; used especially with verbs puhua (to speak), luvata (to promise) etc. to indicate that someone is trying to deceive or distract the listener by speaking a lot, but leaving essential facts untold