Alice Faber faber at HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Wed Jul 3 18:50:02 UTC 2002

Mark A Mandel said:
>On Wed, 3 Jul 2002, Lynne Murphy wrote:
>#(not necessarily by linguists), could you let me know?  I'm also interested
>#to know any non-derogatory and self-referential synonyms for 'Jew(ish)'
>#that are currently used.
>I'm Jewish, and I had heard *of* self-referential "MOT"*, standing for
>"member of the tribe", but I had never heard it and thought it was
>obsolete till just this past week, when another Jew used it to me.

First thing that came to my mind as well. Of course, Mark and I are
more or less the same age and from more or less the same milieu.


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