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Hooray for Yiddish! by Leo Rosten
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Jun 14, 2009

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Rosten nominates words for Yinglish, or explains why he thinks certain phrases have Yiddish derivations. Since he spices most of his entries with jokes that use or explain the terms involved, reading this is like indulging in a jokebook.

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