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lustig und wahr. Explanation: it's a play on words. the adjective "knackig" means literally "crunchy", but in colloquial language it means "hot" or "sexy". The verb "knacken" means to "creak" or "crack". Rough translation: As you age, you get sexier and sexier (lit. crunchier and crunchier)--sometimes you're creaking/crunching here, sometimes you're creaking/crunching there.