Books editi da Plume con argomento Slang
Brandt Kim Wilson (ILT)
edizioni Plume collana Plume (Paperback) , 1998
One doesn't have to be Jewish to recognize the words that have made their way into every fold of popular language: Chutzpah, Mensch, Tokhes, Mishmash, Nudge, Shtick, Schmaltzy, Schlep, Icky, and so on. Then there are phrases whose meaning and syntax are borrowed from Yiddish: "bite your tongue", "drop dead", "enough...