Did you by any chance mean schnitzel?
- Yiddish שלימזל (shlimazl), from Middle High German slim ("crooked") and Hebrew מזל (mazzāl, "luck") (Wiktionary)
- Yiddish shlimazl, bad luck, unlucky person : Middle High German slimp, wrong + Yiddish mazl, luck (from Late Hebrew mazzāl; see mazel tov). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“- – Mitt & Michele, schlemiel, schlimazel, hasenpfeffer incorporated!!”
“Moe is the schlimazel, the guy who's always at the receiving end of bad luck.”
“What's the difference between a schlemiel, a schlimazel, and a nebbish?”
“The schlemiel/schlimazel distinction is played out throughout the series, as Curly is chronically stupid but not necessarily unlucky, while Moe is chronically unlucky but not quite as stupid as Curly.”
“Whether it's the duo who inspired 'Guy Love' and the other guy pair who would be quick to point out that there's nothing wrong with that or the Milwaukee ladies who schlemiel-ed and schlimazel-ed their way to making their dreams come true and the Miami foursome who proved friendship (and feistiness) is even more important in your 'Golden' years, these are the 20 TV”
“Hence as v. trans., to make a schlimazel of a person”
“Schlemiel means dolt, and schlimazel means an unlucky person in what language?”
“ Schlemiel means dolt, and schlimazel means an unlucky person in what language?”
“But in truth, let’s be honest, it was Marvin who shuffled, Marvin who was the true schlimazel, bad-lucked in his own mind, Marvin the Dodger fan, doomed in ways he did not wish to name.”
“The city was singly focused on manufacturing for so long, that they didn’t prepare for the technological revolution that sustained other cities when the blue collar jobs “Schlemiel, schlimazel”ed themselves out of Milwaukee.”
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