Yiddish Unless Otherwise Noted

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Yiddish Unless Otherwise Noted Der oilem iz a goilem  (paffly Hebrew) The populace are dopes, the people is a dummy. feh  an exclamation of disgust. gelt  money gesheft  business establishment. gink  (American big city slang) guy, fellow, odd person. gotten yu  My God!, help! goyim  non-Jewish person. Italyener  Italian person. landsleit  person from the same old-world local Jewish community or  shtetl . parnusseh  wages, source of income, or way of making a living. pisher  literal, one who urinates; figurative, a little or slight person, an inexperienced person, or 
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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