The Top Ten Useful Yiddish Words

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Danny Finkelstein provides a guide for goyim. The following may be most pertinent to the blogosphere:

Broyges: This word is ideal to describe arguments between friends and relatives that turn into long standing rifts and feuds. Often the parties don't talk. Lyndon Johnson and Robert Kennedy reached that state. Breugas is one of Gordon Brown's favourite conditions.

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