In the grand tradition of the Auburn Flying Suplex shirts of Thailand, here are the Auburn-esque shirts Frank Crnko’s brother-in-law Geoff spotted for sale in Jerusalem, not at a hip vintage boutique a la Copenhagen — at a flea market.
We’re calling on our learned readers to translate the Hebrew.
UPDATE: Well, according to our learned readers (Kenny and @auburnjosh) it just says “Auburn University.” We had hoped for something a little more esoteric, some cryptic prophecy about a Blessed Individual or something…
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I have been led to believe by Google Translate that this says, simply, “Auburn University.”
And confirmed by a Jewish doctor friend. It does, indeed, say “Auburn University.”
Bought two of these in Jerusalem a couple of years ago. Also bought a ring that says “War Eagle” in Hebrew!
Tessa Tompkins says
It just says “Auburn University” transliterated into Hebrew.
Yoav Bruck (@yoavbruck) approves.
Well, back in middle Georgia where I’m from i’m pretty sure that really translates into: The Promised Land!
Mike T says
I bought one identical when I visited Jerusalem in Dec 2018. I also bought a ceramic tile that says “Shalom Y’all”.