Online dating glossary
“I need to handle my 2D” can, depending on context, mean “I need to fix my relationship with my partner/spouse” or “I need to find a boy/girlfriend”. On the upper levels of Scientology, a person will audit themself (known as solo-auditing) by mentally asking themself questions and using the E-meter to find the right answer. Black PR – To slander someone in the media or online in order to discredit their statements. Blow – To blow means “to leave without permission” or “to leave before something is completed”.One can “blow staff”, “blow course”, “blow session”, or “blow the org”.Yiddish arose around one thousand years ago from Middle High German, and spread throughout the ghettos of central and eastern Europe, borrowing words from the countries in which the Jews lived.Thus, it incorporates words from Hebrew, Russian, Polish and other Slavic languages, Romance languages, and later, English. If you don't see it in the glossary, try spelling it slightly differently (i.e. I'm happy to help where I can, but please do not attempt to use me as a free translation or editing service! " "Shlep" vs "Schlep" Also, please be respectful of my time and ask nice!!
It's hilarious and I will probably break out some of the sayings at my Passover Seder in the spring. --Joan Rivers Yiddish is a wonderful, rich, descriptive, often onomatopoetic language.
Radiometric dating--the process of determining the age of rocks from the decay of their radioactive elements--has been in widespread use for over half a century.
There are over forty such techniques, each using a different radioactive element or a different way of measuring them.
Please do not ask for definitions of words already in this list! I do not answer questions about religion, customs, holidays, various sects, the Talmud, laws of Kashruth, etc. Gusoff: Thanks for sending me your book, Dirty Yiddish Slang.
HOWEVER..please remember, this is a labor of love, done in my spare time. If you know the English word, and want the Yiddish, you can either use the "Find on This Page" function in your browser (usually under the EDIT menu) or go to THIS SITE or to translate from English to Yiddish (with results in Hebrew letters) go to Just because this is a Yiddish website, hardly makes me an expert on all things Jewish!