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Saying in original language: Auch ein blindes Huhn findet einmal ein Korn.
English translation of the saying: Even a blind chicken sometimes finds a grain.
Language: German
Meaning in English: It means that even the stupid and the clumsy people can sometimes have success. 'You say that for example, when somebody that you find totally incompetent is having success and you want to point out that this is a pure accident and the guy didn't really know what to do to achieve this.
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