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The Joys of Yiddish is the delightful, bestselling book about Yiddish, the Robin Hood of Languages. Yiddish reflects the vitality of life itself, and this book celebrates how Yiddish influences the English language we use every day. Leo Rosten has wedded scholarship to humor and gives the reader an enchanting, new kind of dictionary. Each entry, from beatnik to schmaltz, is defined, its etymology traced, its pronunciation made easy, its nuances captured with exuberant precision. Peppered with folklore, Jewish humor, ...

The Joys of Yiddish 2000, Pocket Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780743406512


Trade paperback

The Joys of Yiddish 1999, Penguin Group

ISBN-13: 9780140030686


Unknown binding

Joys of Yiddish 1991, Pocket Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780671728137

Mass-market paperback

Joys of Yiddish 1984, Washington Square Press

ISBN-13: 9780671473495

Mass-market paperback

Joys of Yiddish 1970, W.H. Allen / Virgin Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780491003933


Joys of Yiddish 1968, McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN-13: 9780070539754