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Title: 'The Bottom Line'
Subtitle: Affective Borrowing from Yiddish in American English
Author(s): ORNSTEIN-GALICIA, Jacob L.
Journal: Orbis
Volume: 35    Date: 1988-1990   
Pages: 171-190
DOI: 10.2143/ORB.35.0.2012834

Abstract :
George Will, popular columnist, writes in his March 24, 1986 column that a certain Henry Hill, former mobster, had described himself as a 'schnook'. Pat Henry, El Paso Times Staff Writer, entitled her Jan. 27, 1986 column 'No Cords, No Discs, No Glitches: My Typewriter'. Joel Siegel, film reviewer for the Today Show, describing a character in a recent film, said that he is a 'Nebish, Shlemiel, and Shlemazl'. Finally, on December 24, 1986, a commentator on television refferd to Voyager's flight as having occured without 'glitches'.

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