Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Oy Gevalt
1. Yiddish phrase. exclamation of surprise, incredulity, or simply used to emphasize a statement. often used when kvetching. alt. spelling: oy gevaldt

"Oy gevalt, don't scare me like that!"

2. A yiddish term meaning "Oh goodness!" An expression of utmost anxiety or shock.

"Oy gevalt, our economy is in the shitter!"

Starting tomorrow I'll be taking part in nablapomo's October blogging theme, which is VOTE.


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