Putz: The male reproductive member, primarily used for urinating
and solitary amusement. Larger than a schmeckel. Similar to
a schmuck. A common term for male in-laws.
Schmuck: Yet another term for the male member, most often used
to describe a man with an attitude of arrogant stupidity. Nice
logic there, if you think about it. A common term for former
male in-laws and business partners.
Goyim: People who are Gentile. A polite term for anyone who
doesn't love a good bargain or has extra skin on his schmeckel.
Tattalah: An endearing term of love which means "little man".
An emasculating term for women to call men, if you think about
it. But who has time to think?
Gefilte Fish: A tasty mix of congealed fish parts and
transparent slime jelly. The only food it is permissible for
Jewish children to refuse. In some families, they may even
be allowed to gag, but politely.
Chaleria: A derogatory term which best refers to a female
business associate or a mother-in-law. The closest English
equivalent is "bitch."
Koorveh: A call-girl, or prostitute. A reference to the Russian
Czar's wife at the turn of the 20th Century, and to that flashy
shiksa your nephew married. Also known as Nafkeh.
Schmendrick: A man who messes things up, always loses and
feels miserable. An unfortunate asshole. Closely related to
Schlemazel and Schlemiell. Every Jewish family has at least
one, often named Irving.
Schlemiell: A jerk who can't do anything right. In simple terms,
someone who's always spilling his soup.
Schlemazel: The poor dumb putz a Schlemiell is always spilling
Schmeckel: A guy with a small putz. A nothing. Usually your
ex-partner or ex-son-in-law.
Tsuris: A word referring to all problems, trouble, grief,
aggravation and heartache. Examples: daughter pregnant with
child of an unemployed Catholic bartender; adult son loses job
and moves back home.
Major Tsuris: Daughter and baby "Bridget" move back home too.
Kin-a-hora: A gleeful rejoice used when Jewish parents find out
their daughter is going to marry the Jewish surgeon rather
than that poor, unemployed goyishe laborer.