March 2, 2005

by Reb Yudel
We'd hear it all the time / on Ben Yehuda Street

Haaretz Underground:


Street tongue - The Hebrew they never taught you

This is the first edition of the underground guide to the spoken street. The Hebrew that you don't learn, you just pick up.


ACHOOL S'RATIM

[Literally, "Eaten up by Movies"]

Adjective describing person consumed by anxieties, or one who imagines nightmare scenarios.

DAT'LASH

Rhymes with "Got Gosh"

Acronym for Dati L'she'avar, or Formerly Religious.

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