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  • We did hear the occasional Yiddish word — shiksa, shaygets, tuches, schmuck — from my father and my maternal grandmother, who served bagels and lox, herring, and Muenster cheese to us for Sunday brunch.

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  • Look who inseminated our aunty—a shaygets called Skinner from the Humber!

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  • The Megiddo Modern Hebrew-English Dictionary, published in Israel, correctly defines shegetz as follows: ‘unclean animal; loathsome creature, abomination colloquial - pronounced shaygets wretch, unruly youngster; Gentile youngster’.

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  • When did you hear of a shaygets who couldn't throw hard?'

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  • Jewed-up to within an inch of our lives, off to the bris we went: the former shiksa, the technical half-Jew, the Juban Princeling, and the Cuban-American shaygets.

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  • The shaygets who would be Jew…it felt self-harming, pathological in the way that explorers who’d lost their way and cheerfully ended up as tribesmen with bones through their noses seemed pathological.

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  • What Tsedraiter Ike was waiting for was the opportunity to tell Mick Kalooki, in a dark and secluded place—as though that was going to make a difference—that we didn’t want a shaygets in the family, thank you very much, even one who knew a kreplach from a k’nish.

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  • I asked the second time—meaning, “You wouldn’t like it à la façon du shaygets, would you?”

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