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Today’s proverb says in Yiddish: alts ken der mentsh fargesn, nor nit esn. Listen to the audio to find what it means.
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To the Editor:
As a student of a ”progressive” Yiddish school in the late 1930’s and early 40’s, I can tell you that use of the Yiddish word ”negger” for black was so obviously close to the racist ”nigger” in English that ”schvartzer” became the word of choice. 96 more words
An old and complaining person. Essentially, an old fart.
“Oy, stop being such an alter cocker!”
Literal definition is “destiny.” It’s usually used to describe a soulmate, someone who was meant to be. 302 more words