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  • n. (Yiddish) a confused situation or affair; a mess


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  • In last week's Soundings we wrote that the word "schemozzle" means a "confused state of affairs; a mess (Yiddish)." -

  • It's very unfortunate, of course, that Gulbrandsen should be shot on the same evening that this schemozzle happened between Serrocold and this young Lawson. '

    Twin Moons

  • The other atmospheric schemozzle at about that time was Acid Rain, in particular the claim that Acid Rain with origins in Britain was devastating Scandinavian forests.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » OzoneGate

  • So, part of the issue with getting sick over Christmas probably arose a a result of the whole Christmas schemozzle, js going down like a shot bird and every other thing hitting at the one time.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » JB vs Citykat Karaoke Smackdown!

  • And when we got in there was ever such a schemozzle going on.

    Sleeping Murder

  • Sir William lost his, and called uncle a something parson in front of all the village people, so uncle punched him in the eye and there was the most frightful schemozzle.

    The Saltmarsh Murders

  • That plus cyberwarfare practice and sheer Google hypocrisy is the root of that current schemozzle.

    The Washington Times stories: Latest Headlines

  • The last two tests against the Boks have been a schemozzle.

    New Zealand Herald - Top Stories

  • But above all else, the events of the past two days have shown what a schemozzle NSW Labor is.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • Pumpkin and his dad did the train ride, saw the koalas (which, according to pumpkin, are very smelly) - did the whole schemozzle. New Blogs and RSS Feeds


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