[Ads-l] "s'goes"?

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Tue Aug 22 12:00:36 UTC 2023

On 8/22/23 00:00, ADS-L automatic digest system wrote:
> Date:    Mon, 21 Aug 2023 13:20:26 -0400
> From:    Jesse Sheidlower<jester at PANIX.COM>
> Subject: "s'goes"?
> A friend asked me about a term that his mother (New Yorker, Jewish, born early 1930s) used,
> pronounced "s'goes", and meaning 'to displease', as in "that s'goes me".
> I can't imagine what actual word/expression that pronunciation is supposed to represent. Any ideas?
> Jesse Sheidlower

 From Yiddish /shlogn/ maybe?

---Amy Wet

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