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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:
>Hello people. > >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 >resist >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. >Africa).
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 >tonight. > > >Shaul >
hhag kasheir vesamei'ahh! -Stephen (Steg) _,,,nga'kaur sudthes-ad, "nga'gaur dhaz uhzu-waz hashe:m fa'*ash*, tawa ga'*azu*-brol nga'mitzr."_ ___________________________________________________________________ You don't need to buy Internet access to use free Internet e-mail. Get completely free e-mail from Juno at or call Juno at (800) 654-JUNO [654-5866]