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Representative Emanuel Cleaver ended his Congressional prayer by saying “Amen and awomen.”
Amen comes from the ancient Hebrew “āmán,” which means “so be it.” So, just for grins, what does “awoman” mean in ancient Hebrew? It could sound like the phrase “your mother is a tortoise, ” “my hovercraft is full of eels,” or something equally silly. It would be fun to find out.
Could those of you conversant with Hebrew offer a translation? This sounds like something that takes a human being to do, rather than Google Translate. Extra points for ancient Hebrew.Published in