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Slippery Slope

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/rob_eshman/article/slippery_slope_20010727

The all-new, completely updated "Joys of Yiddish" (Crown, 2001) by Leo Rosten will be released soon, and thumbing through an advance copy yesterday I couldn't stop smiling at the language's ability to capture an action, an emotion and a worldview -- all in one word.

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