The true profane expletive words are usually used to curse, shock, offend, and often to hurt another person. Since the character is Jewish and from Brooklyn I assumed, perhaps mistakenly, that the phrase was of Yiddish origin. In the past, Yiddish, Germany it was an explevtive meaning,Butt-Hole, just as, Putz, meant Penis. Insults are like bad words, they hurt people and make them feel bad. It is not the job of an encyclopedia to display a load of usage of the word unless it is a notable, well sourced use. The Yiddish word for the discarded foreskin comes from Hebrew, orl or oyrl, and it is synonymous pejorative for a non-Jew i. While we generally do not seek to edit or actively moderate comments, our spam filter prevents most links and certain key words from being posted and the Forward reserves the right to remove comments for any reason.
Words and phrases that are considered bad language and that are inappropriate to say are deemed 'bad language' because the word or phrase is:. It's definitely not a word to use when among polite company, however, due to it referring to - erm - the male member. All I can say is, if I may resort to another Yiddishism, use it in good health. Think about the cuss words that you know, and you may realize that the words themselves are meaningless sounds and hold only the meaning and power your mind gives to them. The word for penis in Hebrew has many slang terms, including the name of a bird, a letter of the Hebrew alphabet and more. Nor is it an exclusively Jewish one; I imagine that it exists for members of any minority group or subculture who find that a word or expression that was once uniquely their own has been adopted by the culture at large. When I moved to Israel, the language was called Yiddish and it is now called that in the States, too, as far as I know.
I find it interesting to highlight Ger. Bad words are bad because it's an insult you say to people. As i found out to my embarassment once in a public discussion. For some reason, 'illegal' or 'illegal alien' both of which are exactly accurate are seen as harsh and pejorative. We will be releasing an update later this year, so Watch this Space, as they say. Yiddish is but one of many such languages, which originally corresponded with German.
Children are instructed not to say it, or even punished for saying it, and adults make an effort not to say it in front of children. Bad words are usually used to insult, criticize, or complain, but not always. We call people we know rude things because we're angry or we are trying to build our own egos by stepping on others. Crown Publishers, New York, 2001. Considering, if it sounds bad to you, when you pronounce it. As a nurse, I beli … eve that using the correct medical term for anatomical references is always appropriate, but you should avoid using slang terms and be considerate and aware of others and how they are reacting to your choice of subjects and words.
There is also the concept of 'political correctness' which is the idea that we can't be honest in our language because it might offend someone. You can find them at the relevant entries under the title Word Story. In Yiddish it has come to mean penis and in English it is a vulgar word for the same. They consequently developed a plurality of lingos and dialects, that corresponded with the local native languages, and also with Hebrew and Aramaic, until they drifted off to comprise comprehensive new languages on their own account. Bad words are sometimes a sign that you are showing disrespect towards a person, or lack of concern for their feelings.
New York: Grove Press, 2000. There are two words spelled ass. One example is the use of 'undocumented workers' to describe people who have committed a crime and illegally entered another country. In other words, I am not intrinsically against trivia and popcult and will not object agains adding such items once they are referenced from independent secondary sources i. But for now, people still want to emphasize negative things, mock, scorn, and offend. It even indicates that 'Schmock' is the original form of the word.
It's … not that bad, but you could get suspended from school, well they say they will but they don't seem to care either. The term was notably used in the 2010 comedy film , in which the plot centered on a competition among businessmen to see who could invite the biggest idiot to a monthly dinner. As I saw this picture, I thought it was put in the wrong article or perhaps the wrong wiki. Because of this, they are considered bad. Der oyrl iz meyvn kol dibur or kol dober , a sentence almost entirely using the Hebraic component of Yiddish yet perfectly understandable to a native speaker but likely indecipherable to anyone not also proficient in Hebrew! Egregious commenters or repeat offenders will be banned from commenting. Schmuck is indeed Yiddish, but it's a word rather than a name albeit a word often applied to people which comes from the European Jewish language known as Yiddish. Vigorous debate and reasoned critique are welcome; name-calling and personal invective are not and will be deleted.
An example of a situation where linguistic precision can be a matter of life and death. The interwiki links to foreign language Wikipedia articles are there as convenience links, not to verify content. You won't go to jail, or get killed. Who gave you permission to take our word? Neither are most American Jews. No language would ever develop if anyone did. Be aware of how other people consider various words in your locale so you do not accidentally say something crude or in bad taste.
Lard is a solid shortening made from pork fat; what you have leftin the pan after cooking bacon. It just doesn't seem entirely clear to me anyway on the first reading. Bad words vary in different populations, so knowing what to avoid when you are in a different culture even within your own country , can be helpful. Different from you, I do not only live in Germany, but I'm also a native german speaker. With a little more than a superficial knowledge of german you'd see how absurd Leo's claim is.
The Google translator says that the German meaning of schmuck is Jewelry. New York, Pocket Books, 1968. Schmuck is actually a German word. They can still offend even so, because of th … e way society views the words, and what is acceptable or not acceptable in polite society. So it is important to look up words and phrases in the dictionary before you use them to be sure you will not say something that could be offensive or hurt someone without even being aware of it.