Yiddish in Taiwan? Who knew?- Hide quoted text -On 6/2/05, Bubbie Zadie wrote:http://www.jta.org/page_view_story.asp?strwebhead=Taiwanese%20scholar%20knows%20her%20Yiddish&intcategoryid=5&SearchOptimize=Jewish%20News>> --> Yes, Bubbie and Zadie!>> http://bubbieandzadie.blogspot.com>> http://www.campusi.com/isbn_0917657497.htm>> Some Fun Yiddish Words For You!>> 1. oi vey - something to say when you have a headache. It means ''Oh woe.''> 2. tuches - your behind> 3. tchachkes -- little things around the house, like little statues> around the house which> have no purpose other than to collect dust.> 4. schmatah -- a rag> 5. chutzpah -- nerve. "He's got a lot of chutzpah to do that!"> 6. a ''yenta'' -- a busybody> 7. to schmooze --- have an easy going conversation> 8. mensch -- a person to be admired, someone who acts nobly as in> "He's a real mensch." "She's a real mensch, too!">--PHOTO: http://www.taiwanho.com/people/dan/dan.jpgNEWEST BOOK: http://www.taiwanho.com/people/dan/index4.htm
Can't wait. You have amassed a great team!
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