Yiddish for Dogs: Chutzpah, Feh!, Kibbitz, and More - Every Word Your Canine Needs to Know

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Hyperion Books, Sep 18, 2007 - Foreign Language Study - 176 pages
Is your dog a shmendrick A putz Oroy veya goniff

There is only one way to find out, so nu, dive in to Yiddish for Dogs. This alphabetical handbook of Yiddish words features adorable and hilarious pictures of irresistible pooches. These dogs embody the meaning of well-known words such as kibbitz, tsuris, feh!, shlep, chutzpah, and many more. But thats not all. Consider yourself warned. Once the Yiddish comes out, these dogs have much to say.

These dogs kvell. They go through the dreck. They recognize a mensch. They appreciate a nosh. And, believe it or not, they know youre mishuggeh. So the next time your canine friend does a flying leap into your lap, instead of exclaiming, What a klutz!, ask yourself Does my dog want to kibbitz

Written and illustrated by award-winning art director and graphic designer Janet Perr, Yiddish for Dogs will have you howling with laughter.

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About the author (2007)

Janet Perr, a dog lover, is a Grammy award winning art director and graphic designer responsible for the package designs of hundreds of CD and book covers. She lives with her family in New York City. Her dog, Friendly, is thrilled to be "the Putz" in Yiddish For Dogs.

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