Oy! There are so many Yiddish words Americans (and Noo Yawkuz especially) use in everyday talking that it is really gevalt. This is a VOA Wordmaster segment where I explore what some of those words are and what they mean. Originally tailored for broadcast to places where Yiddish has never never been heard.
Posted in History, Immigrants and Ethnic Life Tags: American speech, immigrants, Jewish, Jews, New York, slang, Yiddish