- Yiddish שמאַטע (shmate, "rag") (Wiktionary)
“Last Christmas, a box of Audrey Hepburn's old schmutter was unloaded for £270,000.”
“Watching Sugar in his robes yesterday you could almost here him thinking "What a lovely bit of schmutter, I could make these in polyester and lose the ermine, price them right and they would fly off the stalls in Petticoat lane".”
“Oh Amy, Amy, Amy: If only Ms Winehouse would stick to what she knows best - making music - rather than trying her hand designing schmutter for Fred Perry.”
“Lord Grade could estimate the cost of your clothes at a glance (adding 50\% for overheads and a 50\% markup), having been in the schmutter business before deciding that there was a brighter future dancing the Charleston.”
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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...
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