The Joys of Yiddish by Leo Rosten

By: Leo Rosten

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ISBN
9780140030686
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
592
Dimensions
129 x 198mm

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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!
ISBN:
9780140030686
Publication Date:
01 / 05 / 1984
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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