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(Born to Kvetch: Yiddish Language and Culture in All of Its Moods.pdf) A delightful excursion through the Yiddish language the culture it defines and serves and the fine art of complaint br br Throughout history Jews around the world have had plenty of reasons to lament And for a thousand years they ve had the perfect language for it Rich in color expressiveness and complexity Yiddish has proven incredibly useful and durable Its wonderful phrases and idioms impeccably reflect the mind set that has enabled the Jews of Europe to survive a millennium of unrelenting persecution and enables them to em kvetch em about it br br Michael Wex professor scholar translator novelist and performer takes a serious yet unceasingly fun and funny look at this remarkable kvetch full tongue that has both shaped and has been shaped by those who speak it Featuring chapters on curse words food sex and even death he allows his lively wit and scholarship to roam freely from Sholem Aleichem to Chaucer to Elvis br br Perhaps only a em khokhem be layle em a fool literally a sage at night when there s no one around to see would care to pass up this endearing and enriching treasure trove of linguistics sociology history and folklore an intriguing appreciation of a unique and enduring language and an equally fascinating cultureDownload and Read Online books ePub/PDF/Audible/Kindle, its easy way to streaming Born to Kvetch: Yiddish Language and Culture in All of Its Moods books for multiple devices.