How to Talk Jewish
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How to Talk Jewish

by Jackie Mason, Ira Berkow
     
 

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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

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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 date haimish? Uh oh. A zhlub, worse. A doctor? The naches are almost inexpressible! Jackie Mason brings all the vivacity, spunk, and chutzpah of Yiddish to the tongues of the less fortunate. Don't be a meshugenner, buy it already!

Editorial Reviews

The Boston Globe
Such a deal!
producer Joe Cates
A brilliant Broadway star.
Jackie Mason on the inauguration of the Jackie Mason Lectureship in Contemporary Judiasm at Oxford U
If the lecturers all start talking like me, the English language will be wiped out.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312072360
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
11/28/1991
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
962,165
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.33(d)

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