"the whole schlemiel"

Mark Mandel Mark.A.Mandel at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 27 17:13:14 UTC 2009

I'm fairly familiar with "the whole schmear" and may have used it on
occasion myself.

m a m
(grew up NYC, fifties-seventies, Ashkenazi Jewish with Yiddish-influenced
family environment)

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