Re: Patching terminology

From: joel garry <>
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2010 15:39:51 -0700 (PDT)
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On Apr 30, 2:29 pm, John Hurley <> wrote:
> Joel:
> > I have to laugh at John not googling mohel (sorry John!).  Of course,
> > I have no problem explaining things to those who don't understand, and
> > freely admit to obscurity, sometimes intentional.
> I am not a big fan of inside jokes like that sorry.  Maybe they are
> fun to the people posting them but to many others well not so much
> ( just my opinion ).

If something is easily google-able, how inside can it be? And of course, that particular example is pretty well-known in the general American community, although the transliteration may not be. I usually hear it pronounced like it rhymes with oil. A long discourse about which jews are from where and how they pronounce things would make it even less clear.

Then again, my cousin told me when he was in the Army in the '50s some people from the south asked him if he had a tail. They were serious.


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