How to Talk Jewish

by Jackie Mason

Other authorsIra Berkow
Book, 1991



Call number

435 MAS


New York : St. Martin's Press, 1991.


Jackie Mason has built his Tony Award-winning career out of the culture and language of Jewish people, so who better to instruct the unindoctrinated in the joys of Yiddish?How to Talk Jewish,a guide to 100 Yiddish words, phrases, and expressions, includes pronunciations, definitions, and examples of usage, along with Jackie's incomparable wit. Is your blind datehaimish? Uh oh. Azhlub, worse. A doctor? Thenaches are almost inexpressible! Jackie Mason brings all the vivacity, spunk, andchutzpah of Yiddish to the tongues of the less fortunate. Don't be ameshugenner, buy it already!

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LibraryThing member melsmarsh
More delving into the wonderful world of Yiddish with some of the most colourful phrases in the language. The thing I love the most about this culture has to be Yiddish.


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