Jul 31, · By speaking Yiddish, employing terms that convey an attitude -- part plucky self-assertion, part ironic fatalism. When Dick schmoozes, when Jane kvetches, when their children fress noodles at a Chinese restaurant, the clash of cultures produces genuine birast.xyz: Little, Brown And Company. Oy Vey! If you know Yiddish, you will love this show because “Yiddish with Dick and Jane” makes fun of the classic children’s story with some added bits of adult humor, some adult Yiddish slang, and /5.
In , Dick and Jane began to teach American kids to read through repetition. So, nu? Vo den? Who knew they knew Yiddish, too? I am sure their parents could schep nachas had they known. I know what you're thinking. Oh, some fancy schmancy authors sprinkled Dick and Jane with a smattering of Yiddish. 5/5(5). Yiddish with Dick and Jane. I bought this book to add to my "Dick and Jane" collection of school readers. This is NOT the typical Dick and Jane book, and would not be appropriate for elementary readers -- but it is funny as all get out for adults. I loved the book/5(10).
Jan 19, · “Yiddish with George and Laura” follows Weiner and Davilman’s first book, “Yiddish with Dick and Jane” — and this Kennebunkport romp is also written in the style of the readers boys and girls old enough to remember Howdy Doody time grew up with. Jul 01, · The abridged version Yiddish with Dick and Jane: Jane is married to Bob. Jane is in real estate and must frequently schlep the Open House signs to the car. See Jane schlep. Schlep, Jane, schlep. Dick schmoozes with business people over golf. See Dick .