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  • n. Plural form of meshuggener.


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  • So much of the book is heavy with meaning and counter-meaning, innuendo and awful implication, that translation would be a challenge even without its freight of rich consonantal Manchester Yiddish – its mitzvahs, shiksas, farshimelts, meshuggeners and yisgadals.

    Guardian book club: Kalooki Nights by Howard Jacobson

  • For the rest of us there was some serious catching up to be done and we weren’t going to manage that with meshuggeners like Manny Washinsky hanging around.

    Kalooki Nights


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