Nov 28, 2012

Shmata Means Rag In Yiddish

Sometimes when Bossy is perusing glossy catalogues from high end department stores, Bossy likes to imagine what her Jewish grandmother would say if she were still alive.

Of course Bossy’s Jewish grandmother looked and dressed like this:

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And Bossy’s Jewish grandmother was the top salesgirl in an upscale dress shop in the center of a bustling city.

But oy, a person could faint at the way kids nowadays dress themselves from dumpsters, these clothes, this shmata that cost more than the first house she shared with my grandfather.

Shall we?

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