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  • ‘Jew’ is the new ‘cool’ in Dutch, linguist says

    January 14, 2013 | 2:01 pm

    Dutch teenagers are using “Jew” akin to “cool” or “awesome” in English, according to a linguist from Leiden University.

    Professor Marc van Oostendorp wrote Monday on his blog that he heard the new usage of the word “jood” (pronounced yode) at a high school in Leiden shortly after...