Word of the Day Ototo

It's not enough to just say you want something now. In Hebrew, Yiddish, and South African slang, you really have to emphasize the point. And this word in particular helps you shift into high gear.

When we say “hear, hear!” in English, what we mean is “I concur!” In Yiddish, though, “here, here, here!” (“at-at-at”) has become the...