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- n. (Yiddish) a devious trick; a bit of cheating
- n. (Yiddish) a contrived and often used bit of business that a performer uses to steal attention
- n. (Yiddish) a little; a piece
- n. (Yiddish) a prank or piece of clowning
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That's a really excellent point, although I don't think his schtik translates into somebody being a pop-star...
This is the next to last trick in the book; pulling out the "traveling pants", sisterhood, having an Oprah moment schtik to try to corner the female vote.
This action may bring out the old 3rd party schtik and watering down the potential Democratic vote would guarantee Republican victories.
It reduces Obama's entire rhetoric for change to facade and schtik.
OMG the Adam as a soldier schtik is an oooold rumour and it was crap then.
Maher Arar did his “Victim” schtik to the Cameras in 2003 and then went into hiding , his lawyers kept him away from the media questions and his Lawyers the demanded an Inquiry to get to the truth about Arar had made sure he stayed away from the Inquiry named after him.
You know who he is, he had a series of infomercials a few years ago touting his new-age wellness schtik.
At this point in our lives we should all have got over this whole social ranking schtik.
His schtik involves exposing conservative lunacy and deflating the self-important.
Does make you think, if a writer came up with that schtik for a female character there would be so much female eye rolling that half the planet would go out of focus.
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