"Kosher Nostra"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jul 5 23:19:29 UTC 2008

Well, yes, I assumed that that was the point:
/'ko:S at r 'naS at r/  as a pun on "Cosa Nostra", "kosher", and "nosh".

m a m

On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 7:13 PM, Doug Harris <cats22 at frontiernet.net> wrote:
> That can, of course, have a meaning totally different
> from the one intended for _kosher nostra_ -- when the
> potential for rhyming is ignored.
> Consider the definition  of _nosh_.
> dh
> I've also seen it as "kosher nosher".

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