Born to Kvetch

Born to Kvetch

Code: 0-312-30741-1



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Yiddish Language and Culture in All of Its Moods. By Michael Wex. Through the idioms, phrases, metaphors, and fascinating history of this kvetch-full tongue, Michael Wex gives us a moving and inspiring portrait of a people, and a language, in exile. You'll find information on the Yiddish relationship to food, nature, divinity, and humanity. There's even a chapter about sex."