December 09, 2004
The Joys of Yinglish
It's relatively common knowledge among comic book aficionados that the American comic industry was created and dominated by Jews… So the concrete result for me as a child was that my favorite comics were filled with Yiddish-isms … The first syndicated Jewish comic character strip was "Abie the Agent"…
The Joys of Yinglish? For America, a bissele of the mama loshen goes a long way.But Yiddish scholars are cringing
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Dr. Seuss 'The Cat in the Hat' in Yiddish
Posted by: Adam@Mookie at Dec 14, 2004 7:39:18 AM
what a fabulous post!
Posted by: michelle at Feb 3, 2005 9:56:36 AM
The first Yiddish graphic novel - An Opmakh Mit Got by the late Will Eisner.
Posted by: Steven M. Bergson at Mar 14, 2005 10:36:26 AM