Michael Wex's hilarious, bestselling look at Yiddish language, culture, and humor is now a sharp day-to-day calendar for 2008. Combining Yiddish vocabulary-the famous expressions, colorful idioms, and shattering curses-and insights into the history of both the language and its people, Born to Kvetch 2008 will not only give you something fun to kvetch about every day, but will show you how to do it right.
Don't we all know someone who's only happy talking about what's wrong with everything? Behold the perfect gift! Fans of educated humor writing, language buffs, students of Jewish culture, and anyone who's ever thought they had something to complain about will appreciate the celebrated tsuris of this calendar. A national bestseller, Born to Kvetch is praised as "required reading" by the New York Post, "wise, witty, and altogether wonderful" by The New York Times, "a joy to behold" by the Washington Post, and "funny, erudite" by People magazine. Featuring Yiddish words, expressions, curses, and classic kvetches, providing an entirely new, time-honored vocabulary for doing what everyone loves to do all the time: complain!
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