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  • I won't say he thought better of it, because "shlemazl" doesn't think better of anything or anyone.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Once again the odious "shlemazl" has called me an anti-Semite.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • * [H/t "shlemazl," who has since blocked access to his blog] posted by Dr. Dawg at 10: 42 AM

    "A circus of nationalists"

  • There's a pile-on at one of my favourite blogs: my longtime commenter Marky Mark is getting pummeled for no discernible reason, and the egregious "shlemazl" claims, of course, that it's all motivated by anti-Semitism, as is everything else in heaven and on earth.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The boorish, semi-literate "shlemazl," whom I have allowed to post here despite his utter lack of civility, is banned as of now.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Some time ago blogger "shlemazl" posted a little piece asking rhetorically what the difference is between the neo-Nazis and myself.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • As befits a member of the Blogging Tories, BT "shlemazl" casts a delightfully wide-ranging net:

    Geez, Mark, hyperbolize much?

  • Over at Stephen Taylor's Blogging Retards, Israel fluffer "shlemazl" is seriously put out that some folks can't separate not liking Israel's current policy of Palestinian ethnic cleansing from simply not liking Jews:

    "Kill the Jews?" OK, if you insist.

  • Blogging Tory "shlemazl" takes a stab at cultural punditry, with unsurprisingly disastrous results:

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • He is being accused of being a right-winger, a nazi plant and even (the worst humiliation of them all!) of being me, i.e. "shlemazl".

    shlemazl

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  • ... as any fan of "Laverne & Shirley" may already know... ;)

    July 14, 2008

  • Unlucky person who suffers from overall haplessness. (Yiddish)

    Differs from the also-unlucky, but clumsy shlemiel—"A shlemiel is somebody who often spills his soup; a shlemazl is the person the soup lands on."

    July 14, 2008