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Hooray for Yiddish!

a book about English

by Leo Calvin Rosten

  • 391 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish wit and humor,
  • Yiddish language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc,
  • English language -- Foreign elements -- Yiddish

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeo Rosten.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6231.J5 R66 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination363 p. ;
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3481313M
    ISBN 100671430254
    LC Control Number82000646

    Leo Calvin Rosten (Ap – Febru ) was an American humorist in the fields of scriptwriting, storywriting, journalism, and Yiddish lexicography. He was also a political scientist interested especially in the relationship of politics and the media. 3 Stories and books. 5 Personal life. Hyman Kaplan. New York: Simon & Schuster, First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo 8vo. Very good+ condition / Very good+ condition DJ. Item # ISBN: pages of text. Hardcover binding with a tiny shelfbump and minor shelfwear. The price-clipped dustjacket is rubbed at the extremities; protected in archival mylar. Signed on the front endpaperBook Edition: First Edition.

      Much like Leo Rosten''s books, "Hooray For Yiddish" and "The Joys Of Yiddish". (5) Anonymous, June 3, PM referance. The Joys of Yiddish is a book containing a lexicon of common words and phrases of Yinglish—i.e., words originating in the Yiddish language that had become known to speakers of American English due to the influence of American Ashkenazi was originally published in and written by Leo Rosten.. The book distinguished itself by how it explained the meaning of the Yiddish .

    1. Any appearance of tagging on to the brilliant Hooray for Yiddish is deliberate. Leo Rosten, HOORAY FOR YIDDISH (Simon and Schuster, ). I would prefer to place the failure to successfully capture the clarity, nuance or humor of Hooray for Yiddish upon Mr. Rosten who had no interest in bankruptcy. 2. Hanukkah-A Counting Book: A Counting Book in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish by Emily Sper and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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The English dictionary contains many Yiddish words that have won acceptance in our everyday language. We shlep our bags to the car, admire the chutzpa of an ambitious businesswoman, and laugh at the shtick of our favorite comedian.

In this book, author Leo Rosten explores the aspects of Yiddish Author: Leo Rosten. Hooray for Yiddish!: A Book about English by Leo C. Rosten An apparently unread copy in perfect condition.

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The subtitle of Hooray for Yiddish. is “A Book About English.” And so it is. This is a lexicon of words in English, Yiddish, and “Yinglish.” The English words and phrases are those that have been influenced by Yiddish. These include “crazy-doctor,” “so sue me,” and “live a little.”Author: Glenn Whidden.

Answer: Yiddish is "Jewish" (that's the translation of the word); so yes, there is a language called Jewish. According to my Yiddish dictionary, Hurray is הורא Asked in Yiddish, Salad.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Hooray for Yiddish: A Book About English at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(7). The Decade of Discovery is a new initiative of the Yiddish Book Center designed to foster a deeper understanding of Yiddish and modern Jewish culture.

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Well, actually, Hooray for Yiddish is only sort of a sequel. Like its predecessor, it contains many Yiddish words and phrases, each illustrated by a joke or two.

(Which made Joys the first dictionary that's fun to read.) What makes Hooray different is that it focuses on the words or phrases that have entered into common American English usage 4/5(4).

This book is very, very funny. It's a real rarity, a reference book that you can read from cover to cover in one Rosten, does the subject justice and keeps his timeless style intact covering this fascinating and esoteric world of faith, foklore, tradition, genious and history through a cute study of Yiddish philology Cited by: 3.

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A pseudo-dictionary sequel, of course, to The Joys of Yiddish&#;with the emphasis now not so much on actual Yiddish vocabulary as on ""Yinglish"": turns-of-phrase, syntactical devices, matters of emphasis and delivery.

Thus, while you will find such predictable items (many of them partial repeaters from Joys) as ""oy"" or ""mazel,"" you'll probably be more amused&#;if. Hooray for Yiddish!: a book about English. [Leo Rosten] -- "A cheerful lexicon of Yiddish words which have become part of the English language, plus English words and phrases which have been trasformed into Yinglish; the whole garnished with stories, jokes.

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ISBN: List Price: $ $Rosten, Leo HOORAY FOR YIDDISH 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Simon & Schuster Very Good in a Very Good- dust jacket. A few tears to jacket edges. Ink remainder stamp to bottom page Rating: % positive.