Mike Glazer <glazer@...>
"Judith Romney Wegner" <jrw@Brown.edu> wrote in message
boy"That's interesting; "shobbes" also happens to be the Anglo-Jewishpronunciation! It rhymes with "lobbes" -- Anglo-Yiddish for "naughty
You might be interested to know that the word lobus (first letter pronounced
rather like a "w") is Polish for an urchin. I guess this is where the
Yiddish word comes from.