Re: [Cz-L] Yiddish Folklore

From: frieda tabak <>
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2008 10:27:16 -0700 (PDT)
To:, Abraham Kogan <>
Reply-to: frieda tabak <>

My parents used to use the expression meaning disorganized clutter. I guess some rebetzins who should be neat, chaste and pure don't always live up to their expectations.

--- On Sat, 6/28/08, Abraham Kogan <> wrote:

> From: Abraham Kogan <>
> Subject: [Cz-L] Yiddish Folklore
> To:
> Date: Saturday, June 28, 2008, 12:57 PM
> Dear all,
> This is a poll to find out how many among my fellow
> Czernowitzer specialists
> in Yiddish and its folklore know the meaning of the
> expression "Wie ba (bei,
> in German) der Rebetzin in Bett" and more importantly,
> what is the
> background for that expression.
> Hopefully, by the end of next week, I'll analyse the
> results and provide you
> my comments.
> Regards, Abraham K.

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