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Saying in original language: Einen an der Waffel haben.
English translation of the saying: To have one on the wafer
Language: German
Meaning in English: To be a complete idiot, at least in the context in which people might have been talking about somebody who "has one on the wafer". Always applies to human beings. "Wafer" seems to be symbolic for head, but don't know why.
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