Yiddish: It's as suitable as an arbe-kanfes on a dog.

עס פּאַסט ווי דעם הונט אַן אַרבע–כּנפֿות.

Es past vi dem hunt an arbe kanfes.

It's as suitable as an arbe-kanfes on a dog.

SOURCE: Bernstein, Jüdische Sprichwörter und Redensarten. An arbe-kanfes (also known as a tallit-katan) is an undergarment worn by strictly observant Jewish men. It is constructed like a poncho—a fabric rectangle with a hole for the head—and ritual tassels (tzitzit) hang from its four corners.

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