1943 Army Slang Dictionary (Part 1)(LONG!!)

Gregory {Greg} Downing gd2 at IS2.NYU.EDU
Tue May 11 13:31:16 UTC 1999

At 03:38 AM 5/11/99 -0500, salovesh at niu.edu wrote:
>YEHUDI--The little man who cracks you on the back of the head with a
>mallet. [Greg D. asked: pop-cultural allusion????? otherwise, I'm clueless,
>other than to note that it's a Jewish name]
>Yep, pop-cultural allusion.  "Who's Yehudi?  The little man who wasn't

Thanks for the explanations! But with regard to this term I'm still mildly
clueless.... What's the quote you furnish? A catch phrase? Something from a
radio show or movie? The punch line of a joke? What's the context for the
line? Is it a pun on "who" and "Ye*hu*di"??

Greg Downing/NYU, at greg.downing at nyu.edu or gd2 at is2.nyu.edu

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