"pins & needles"?
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Fri Oct 11 03:27:44 UTC 2002
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From: "George Thompson" <george.thompson at NYU.EDU>
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Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2002 2:45 PM
Subject: Re: "pins & needles"?
|My image is not being able to sit still, as if sitting on ps & ns.
Mine too. For those of you who want an ethnic term, I believe the
American/Yiddish equivalent is: to have _shpilkes_, translated by Sol
Steinmetz in his _Yiddish and English_ as . . . you've guessed it, 'pins'.
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