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Oct 10, 2012 Miri rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Cute, funny Yiddish story about Meshka, the woman who couldn't open her mouth without complaining. One day she contracts "the Kvetch's Itch," which makes everything she says come true. When she complains that her son is as useless as a bump on a kosher pickle, he turns into a pickle. When she moans that her feet feel like ten-pound melons, they turn into ten-pound melons. Finally the rabbi tells her that, though she can never be cured, if she can say positive things for the rest of her life she'...more