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  • Yes, of course, but surely not schmuck or schlemazel.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • “Unfortunately, Ms. Lewinsky never addressed the schwonk word in response,” writes Evelyn Brody of Chicago, “but it sounds to me like the Yiddish version of ‘policy wonk’—preceded by whatever word starting in sch you prefer, from schmuck to schlemazel.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • “Unfortunately, Ms. Lewinsky never addressed the schwonk word in response,” writes Evelyn Brody of Chicago, “but it sounds to me like the Yiddish version of ‘policy wonk’—preceded by whatever word starting in sch you prefer, from schmuck to schlemazel.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Yes, of course, but surely not schmuck or schlemazel.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • “Unfortunately, Ms. Lewinsky never addressed the schwonk word in response,” writes Evelyn Brody of Chicago, “but it sounds to me like the Yiddish version of ‘policy wonk’—preceded by whatever word starting in sch you prefer, from schmuck to schlemazel.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • “Unfortunately, Ms. Lewinsky never addressed the schwonk word in response,” writes Evelyn Brody of Chicago, “but it sounds to me like the Yiddish version of ‘policy wonk’—preceded by whatever word starting in sch you prefer, from schmuck to schlemazel.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Yes, of course, but surely not schmuck or schlemazel.

    No Uncertain Terms

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  • According to The Free Dictionary: “An extremely unlucky or inept person; a habitual failure.�?

    April 6, 2009