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Dave Apr 22, 2001 01:45 AM

If someone could tell me what zei-gezunt means id really appriciate it, thanks.


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    Michael L. Apr 22, 2001 03:00 AM

    Be healthy.

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      Jill Rovitzky Black Apr 23, 2001 07:34 AM

      It's probably useful to note that, depending on delivery, the phrase can be used in two ways, or at least was in my family. It can be either a warm farewell, or a somewhat sarcastic response to a plan, sort of like a Yiddish "yeah, whatever."

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        BridgetJonesDairy May 4, 2001 02:48 AM

        I agree with Jill. I remember my grandmother saying it and only in the sarcastic way. -- PS -- Are you Jill from Jill & Deven?

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          Deven Black May 5, 2001 12:10 AM

          Yes, while she might not want to own up to it, she is the Jill from & Deven.

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            BridgetJones'Dairy May 7, 2001 08:19 PM

            And i am the S from those '70s hitmakers, S & the BKs. FDR/WW rules!! :)

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              Deven Black May 8, 2001 09:29 AM

              Yeah, I knew that. Jill didn't. I filled her in.

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      Jennifer Fish Apr 22, 2001 12:56 PM

      As in "gesundheit"--German/Yiddish for "health".

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        MARV Jun 1, 2001 03:06 AM

        BE WELL

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