Thursday, August 05, 2010

Meshpucha: The Need for Yiddish-Speaking Law Enforcement

When the Jewish hotel magnate Leona Helmsley was serving prison time, it was reported that she took to speaking Yiddish on the telephone.   She was afraid of wire-taps and eavesdroppers.

I'll have to keep that in mind for future reference.  I suppose I should brush up on my Yiddish before they send me to the big house!

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