Just Say Nu
Yiddish for Every Occasion (When English Just Won't Do)
By (author) Michael Wex
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Just Say Nu by Michael Wex
Book DescriptionIn his New York Times bestseller, Born to Kvetch , author Michael Wex led readers on a hilariously edifying excursion through Yiddish culture and history. With Just Say Nu , he shows us how to use this remarkable language to spice up conversations, stories, presentations, arguments, and more, when plain English will not suffice (including, of course, lots of delightful historical and cultural side trips along the way). There is, quite simply, nothing in the world that can't be improved by being translated into Yiddish. With Just Say Nu , readers will learn how to shmooze their way through meeting and greeting, eating and drinking, praising and finding fault, maintaining personal hygiene, parenting, going to the doctor, committing crimes, going to singles bars, having sex, talking politics, talking trash, and a host of other mundane activities. Here also is a healthy schmear of optional grammar and the five most useful Yiddish words what they mean, and how and when to use them in an entire conversation without anybody suspecting you don't have the vaguest idea about what you're actually saying. "
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780061657320
(201mm x 132mm x 18mm)
Imprint: HarperCollins Publishers
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Michael Wex
Born to Kvetch, Paperback (September 2010)View all books by Michael Wex
Kvetching is to the Jewish soul what breathing is to the Jewish body. For Jews, kvetching is a way of understanding the world. It is rooted in the Bible where the Israelites grumbles endlessly. This book looks at the origins of this surplus of disenchantment, and examines how it helped to create the idioms and curses in Yiddish.
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