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Gonef

Post by Dana » Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:20 am

I learned this word from city of devils by Paul French. It is about Shanghai in the 1930's and early 1940's. A gonef is a Yiddish word for one who is dishonest or untrustworthy is is the Hebrew word for thief.

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Re: Gonef

Post by cowgirl » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:28 am

You are a walking dictionary Dana, and that's a good thing! :sillycowboy:
"Keep your 'sites' on The Rifleman"
"The Rifleman hits the 'Mark' every week on abc."
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