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T.O.T.

Shmooze, shmaltz, shmendrick, goy
Yenta, dreck, dreidel
Hannukah, channuka, khanika—oy!
Matzo ball, knaidel.

Schmuck, schlong, schmekel, putz,
Shlepper, shlock, schlemiel,
Kitsch, kibbitz, kugel, klutz.
Shpiel klezmer, shpiel!

Mensch, macher, maven, schvitz,
Chutzpah, Chassid, challah.
Tchotchke, patshke, nudnik, shpritz,
Zaftig, plotz, Kabbalah.

Blintzes, bagels, bupkis, beatnik,
Gefilte fish and shtetl.
Kvetcher, kosher, nebbish, neatnik,
A tshaynik is a kettle

A gezunt dir in pupik means
for your good health I wish.
So eat your fruits and leafy greens,
Tuchis oyfn tish.

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