luckyone From United States of America, joined Aug 2008, 2406 posts, RR: 0 Posted (3 years 8 months 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 2394 times:
I've seen a few Coffee Talk skits on youtube, and there are a few phrases that I cannot find. A little help if you know what they mean or if they're even real! If the spellings are off by all means correct me! Thanks!
- schpilkes in my genektegezoink
- ibbleboodah? in the keppi
- stuck in my gederim like last year's gedempt...
Airstud From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 2935 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (3 years 8 months 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2146 times:
Shpilkes is indeed ants-in-your pants, "genektegezoink" is just a made-up word. (Each American Jewish household has its own unique lexicon, incorporating English, selections from Yiddish, and made-up words often stitched together from syllables of familiar Yiddish.)
A kepe is specifically a child's head. My parents gave me children's chewable aspirin whenever I had a kepeache.