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A Dictionary Of Yiddish Slang & Idioms (1966)

by Fred Kogos

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NO OF PAGES: 167 SUB CAT I: Reference SUB CAT II: Yiddish SUB CAT III: DESCRIPTION: Yiddish was born in the eleventh century and has been the living language of the Jewish people ever since. Ten million people speak Yiddish (a low estimate) and the tongue is so universal that it has becpme a linguistic passport in most of the world. This is a fascination, useful, sometimes riotously funny collection of colloquialisms, proverbs, curses, wise maxims and ribald expressions.NOTES: Donated by Raina. SUBTITLE: A Dictionary Of
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Introduction: Why Yiddish Slang and Idioms?
The success of our first effort to preserve Yiddish, called Instant Yiddish, was so successful that it prompted the author to continue his work.
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Yiddish was born in the eleventh century and has been the living language of the Jewish people ever since. Ten million people speak Yiddish (a low estimate), and the tongue is so universal that it has become a linguistic passport in most of the world. This is a fascinating, useful, sometimes riotously funny collection of colloquialisms, proverbs, curses, wise maxims and ribald expressions.… (more)

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