The Joys of Yinglish

The Joys of Yinglish

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A look at the joining of English and Yiddish into qYinglishq employs scholarship, humor, and linguistic anthropology to discuss the effects of the marriage of the two languages. Reprint._. . . szo yontif yontif (noun) yontef yom tov (Hebrew) yontifdik (adjective) Steadily working its way into Yinglish. Pronounced ... l. Holiday. a€œThe post office is closed; ita#39;s yontif.a€ (Third generation Jews would say: a€œa yontif.a€) a€œHappy yontif!a€ _ _ 2.

Title:The Joys of Yinglish
Author:Leo Rosten
Publisher:Signet Book - 1992-09-01


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