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  • A PA Dutch hex sign design featuring the word "Willkommen" ("welcome"). A large red heart in the design's center symbolizes a loving heart and home. Coupled tulips signify the importance of family and friends in leading a happy life, and drops at their tips mean that they "shower" the home with love and support. A distlefink watches over the home and adds good luck and happiness. Overall, this design conveys a happy home and many friends. Some versions include the family surname in the center of the red heart.

    November 21, 2007

  • But I always think, when I see this word, of Madeline Kahn in "Blazing Saddles":

    "Willkommen, bienvenu, welcome, come on in."

    May 1, 2008