Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Sat Mar 1 01:25:51 UTC 2008

>Sorry. "One shmatz" is what he said.
> has a couple of very recent defs (see also
> "schmatz"). Geraldo seems to have meant something like "jerk" or "s(c)hmuck."
>   He appeared to be adlibbing, so the TelePrompter probably had
> nothing to do with it.

"Schmuck" + "putz" maybe.

-- Doug Wilson

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