Waldorf Salad (1895)
laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Dec 20 06:03:40 UTC 2001
At 11:26 AM -0500 12/20/01, Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:
> (...)(Col. 2--ed.)
> ...the inspector (or "Shomer" as he is called)....
> The "matso"...is placed upon a large plate, "docked" all over
>with small holes (or, as the workmen themselves call it,
>"Shtuppelled,") and immediately "skived" or cut into cakes of the
Now THERE's a job: a matzo-shtuppeller. I guess if there are all
those slurs derived for words for the male organ (shmucks, dorks,
putzes,...), there might as well be a verbal derivation from the
corresponding verb (to shtup), although one doesn't necessarily
conceive of the relevant action as hole-making, exactly.
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