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9 edition of Just Say Nu found in the catalog.

Just Say Nu

Yiddish for Every Occasion (When English Just Won"t Do)

by Michael Wex

  • 256 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yiddish,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Translating & Interpreting,
  • Translating & Interpreting,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Idioms,
  • Social aspects,
  • Terms and phrases,
  • Yiddish language,
  • Language

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10389055M
    ISBN 100312364628
    ISBN 109780312364625

    a term coined to be used at the end of something insulting or offensive to take the heat off you when you say it.   Diane Keaton sometimes feels bad about her neck. As she explains in “Let’s Just Say It Wasn’t Pretty,” she also occasionally feels bad .

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Wexman's "Just Say Nu" is a bit more fluffy than his best work, "Born to Kvetch," but that's OK. It's somewhat different in orientation than a book like "Joys of Yiddish." The serious note is never far away, even amidst the "Nu." It doesn't put the /5(31). A cross between Henry Beard's Latin for All Occasions and Ben Schott's Schott's Original Miscellany, JUST SAY NU is a practical guide to using Yiddish words and expressions in day-to-day /5.

A cross between Henry Beard's Latin for All Occasions and Ben Schott's Schott's Original Miscellany, JUST SAY NU is a practical guide to using Yiddish words and expressions in day-to-day /5(31). Just Say Nu – a cross between Henry Beard’s Latin for All Occasions and Ben Schott’s Schott’s Original Miscellany, the book is a practical guide to using Yiddish words and expressions in day-to-day situations.

Just say Nu is a practical guide to using Yiddish words and expressions in day-to-day situations. Along with enough grammar to enable readers to put together. Just Say Nu: Fluent Yiddish for Every Occasion (When English Just Won't Do) Michael Wex, Author.

The book could have given more attention to regional dialects and there are a. Among the best-known words in the language, nu is sometimes heard in English these days, but rarely among non-Jews and never with the vast range of meaning that it can have in : Michael Wex.

Just say Nu is a practical guide to using Yiddish words and expressions in day-to-day : Michael Wex. Just say Nu is a practical guide to using Yiddish words and expressions in day-to-day situations. Along with enough grammar to enable readers to put together a comprehensible sentence and avoid embarrassing mistakes, Wex also explains the five most useful Yiddish words: shoyn, nu, epes, takeh, and nebakh.

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