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    By: Leo Rosten

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    ISBN
    9780140030686
    Date Released
    Binding
    Paperback
    Pages
    592
     

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    Description
    Mordant Syntax'smart he isn't'Sarcasm Through Innocuous Diction'He only tried to shoot himself'Contempt via Affirmation'My son-in-law he wants to be'Leo Rosten, creator of the immortal H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N, has crammed this book with the vernacular, ritual, customs and jokes from the ghettos. If you want to get the full weight of expressions like chutzpa, goy, kike, shmo, nebbish, mish-mosh, shlimazl, shikker, in what Stage & Television Today has called 'the ideal bedside book for the international show-biz buff', try Rosten for size, and lighten your life evermore!

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