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  • Yes, that more common spelling is noted on the schmatta page, I think...

    October 4, 2008

  • Schmatte is the spelling used in OED2 and RHD2. Schmata is the commonest spelling in a Google search, although some of the hits are for "data, schmata".

    October 4, 2008

  • it's more often spelled schmatta, I think... though Yiddish spelling is hardly standardized...

    October 4, 2008

  • a rag

    October 4, 2008