Re: [Cz-L] Our Temple

Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 05:35:58 +0300
To: Miriam Taylor <>

Another use of "Loksh" for a person was to describe a lanky fellow.

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From: "Miriam Taylor" <>
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Subject: Re: [Cz-L] Our Temple

> One more addition to the "lokshentop": Usually this word was used
> in conjunction with "Yachneh Sossyeh", such as:
> "Yachneh Sossyeh mit dem Lokshentop"
> Literal translation: Yachneh Sossyeh with the of Lokshen.
> Actual meaning: A silly, tale-telling woman with her worthless pot or
> more explicitly:
> A silly worthless remark or matter.
> For an expression denoting total lack of value, I found in my
> grandfather's memoirs,
> the term, here translated into English: "the water in which the lokshen
> had been cooked".
> Mimi

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