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Yiddish (< Hebrew) originEdit

From [1] "Looks Yiddish, but origin in early 19c. English slang seems to argue against this." Beware when taking into account the proposed Hebrew origin.--Rfsmit 00:53, 9 June 2009 (UTC) OED online states "Origin obscure.(It has been stated to be Yiddish or Anglo-Hebraic: see N. & Q. 9th ser. VII. 10.)". That's the only etymology given. (On a personal note, I've only heard this term used by my Jewish family and friends.)-- 07:09, 2 September 2010 (UTC)

World Wide WordsEdit

Some interesting details here for possible discussion. HTH HAND —Phil | Talk 09:00, 24 May 2012 (UTC)

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