- n. Alternative form of feygele.
“But the way in which it’s been used over the years, as a sort of cryptonym for black employees, is not unlike the way Jews use the word faygeleh, which, according to Leo Rosten’s The Joys of Yiddish, is “a discreet way of describing a homosexual—especially where they might be overheard.””
“His company is set to distribute my movie, and he needs Glenda to accompany his faygeleh heartthrob Rock Rockwell on a publicity date.”
“Michael Musto in the Voice: "At the premiere, when the film tried too hard to tug at our faygeleh-loving heartstrings, I thought, 'At last we have a gay romance as banal as the straight ones.”
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There are a few short lists of Yiddish words, but none appropriate to the glory of the language, and none that are open. Thought I'd start one, and would love contributions. I'm tagging as I go, an...
Names for the next generation of My Little Ponies. Inspired by Star's list.
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