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Yesterday I broke a tooth. The corner of a molar was gone without my having felt it go, but it left a hole and a jagged edge. 1,509 more words


Mount and Blade - Adventures of Red Beard, Episode 3 - Training Camp

Bolstering our numbers for the trip west.

An overview of the party. Some of these dudes are getting buff. I’ll have horse archers and lancers soon enough. 726 more words

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Treasures in the Bookcase

I honestly thought that we had discovered all the treasures in our Catskills house. Last summer my siblings and I had torn the house apart, filling a 20-cubic yard dumpster with unused and unusable items. 1,106 more words


Thought For The Day

Quote: Peace is a fragile thing. It takes courage to secure it. It takes wisdom to maintain it. ~ Jenny Shipley

Proverb: If a link is broken, the whole chain breaks. ~ Yiddish

Thought For The Day

A Yiddish fleet? What is the definition of 1 Lexical Distance?

An unanswered question about Lexical Distance is how is it defined?

I don’t really know how to read these charts for comparison, since the two language pairs that I know that are similar, aren’t listed here, namely German and Yiddish, and Hebrew and Aramaic.

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A Blat Oyf a Boym

Tomorrow evening we will gather to read poetry in Yiddish and English. On a date now often used to mark the judicial murder of leading Soviet Yiddish literary figures, we will take a different tack, and celebrate the riches of Yiddish poetry. 665 more words


Yiddish Opera & Memories of My Grandparents

Last night I went to a Yiddish operetta with my daughter, husband, and parents. This morning, I really miss my grandparents. 1,038 more words