Only in Hebrew: One Shrimps, Two Shrimpsim

How does a language with its roots in religion cope with the singular problem of non-kosher nibbles? Guy Sharett's 'StreetWise Hebrew' podcast has the answer.

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Shrimps.Credit: Daniel Tchetchik

TLV1's Guy Sharett asks what we are supposed to do when we need to use a foreign word in Hebrew: do we take it as is or do we invite it to come along and wear Hebrew clothes? And how did my Dad say the word “Washington”?


Georges Brassens – Trompe la morte

Shlomi Shaban – Leholich sholal

Shlomo Artzi – Situatsya aloova

Mati Caspi – Inkvizitsya (Inquisition)

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