[Ads-l] Kibosh (tangential)

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Tue Jun 19 05:39:04 EDT 2018


Doug Wilson wrote:


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I note that David L. Gold, publisher of a relevant paper in 2011, was
quoted on-line in mid 2016:

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“I no longer suggest that the clogmakers’ term may be the etymon of
kibosh as in put the kibosh on (rather, the latter kibosh is probably
the etymon of the former kibosh) or that the word kibosh may have a
slight Jewish connection.

“Now, I find evidence for a different suggestion, not original with me
and not involving any Jewish language or Jews, which I will present in
an expanded version of the article published in 2011. ...."

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I am not acquainted with David Gold myself. Does anyone on this list
know what his new 'different suggestion' might be? Can he be e-mailed?
Has the 'expanded version' of his article appeared? (I have read his
2011 article, which is available on-line.)
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I, Stephen Goranson, reply:
I do not know his current proposal (nor email address) but I not that a
somewhat different--*provisional*--statement online. NB: "...one or two...."

David L. Gold:
I no longer suggest that the clogmakers' term may be the etymon of kibosh
as in put the kibosh on (rather, the latter is probably the etymon of the former)
or that the word kibosh may have a slight Jewish connection;
now, one or two different suggestions, not original with me and not involving any Jewish
language or Jews, appear to be right; an expanded version is in the works].



S. Goranson


http://davidlgold.com/index.html



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