Tag: Ask Uncle Max

Ask Uncle Max: Schmuck, Putz, or Schlong?

 

Dear Uncle Max,

An old friend from New York was talking about a time I was cheated, and he said I got “schlonged.” Can you explain what that means? Also, why does Yiddish have so many different words for the same thing — schmuck, putz, schlong? How can I tell which one to use?

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Dear Uncle Max, Christmas is coming, which means a visit from our crazy, tone-deaf uncle (also named, coincidentally, Max). Now, my lapsed Lutheran family may no longer believe in the reason for the season, but they do believe in singing Christmas carols, and coming from sturdy Lutheran stock, most are pretty good at it. Preview […]

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Dear Uncle Max, I can’t understand it. I’m not weird or anything, but women just won’t go out with me. I’m nice and polite and respectful, a good listener, all the things women say they want. They’re happy to be my friends — just never anything more. Why? Preview Open

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