Re: Jews and multi-lingualism [Was: The Birds and the Bees of Gender]
|From:||Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, March 31, 1999, 16:41|
On Wed, 31 Mar 1999 09:10:13 +0300 vardi <vardi@...> writes:
>I'm being very quite at the moment, for all kinds of reasons, but in a
>little little lull before the onset of Passover tonight, I can't
>giving my "two zuzim"-worth on this thread.
>2. I'm *not* sure about this, but the Arabic makes me think Mashreq
>(Eastern Arab world - perhaps Iraq or Syria) rather than Maghreb (N.
That would make sense....most of the Sephardim in the NYC area are
Syrian, and my friend who i called up to ask about the second sentence
(which i had forgotten) is Egyptian.
>Well, I'm going to slide back into the mud now.
>Kul 3am wintum bekul kheir to anyone who's just celebrated the 3id.
`id al-adha is a designated day when "alternate side of the street
parking" is suspended in NYC :) If only they could spell it right on the
list of days. Even i know that "Idul-Adha" can't be right :)
>Happy Easter (whichever dates and varieties).
>PessaH kasher vesameiaH to Steg and anyone else coming out of Egypt
hhag kasheir vesamei'ahh!
_,,,nga'kaur sudthes-ad, "nga'gaur dhaz uhzu-waz hashe:m fa'*ash*, tawa
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