יום שלישי, נובמבר 29, 2005

Odd Israeli Slang

Shavuz - it does not get any better then this. It's an acronym for... (I kid you not) "Nishbar Li Ha'Zayin. Lit. "My penis is broken."

It mean tired, fagged out, beat, done for. The best part is that women use it too.

Read more Odd Israeli Slang at Treppenwitz.

4 Comments:

At 7:03 לפנה״צ, Blogger treppenwitz said...

Thanks for the mention (and the link). Always nice to find a new and interesting blog.

 
At 7:35 לפנה״צ, Blogger Elizabeth said...

Do you think this might come from the patriarchal, masculinist roots of Jewish culture?

 
At 4:57 אחה״צ, Blogger Mata Hari said...

This is definitely not lashon hakodesh

 
At 10:01 לפנה״צ, Blogger the sabra said...

for a full description of what shavuz feels like-ask a soldier early sunday morning :)

 

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