An astute customer, Ann Berrol wrote to kvetch about our Yiddishisms page, “It pains me to note that you have left out ongepaotchket, which means too fancy or ornate, fussy, overdressed, overdone.” Ann even provided some colorful examples of usage. “Your mother-in-law’s Rosh Hashana outfit was so ongepatchket, she looked like the gift-wrap section at [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Yiddish Lesson'
December 2nd, 2008 · 2:59 pm
Tags: customers, kvetching, ongepotchket, Yiddish
November 10th, 2008 · 7:00 am
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