Date: Wed, 5 Nov 1997 00:32:53 -0500
From: ALICE FABER faber[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Subject: Re: "so do me something"
from beth again:
| Yes, I'm wondering whether it's a Yiddish calque, or perhaps
| a pseudo Yiddish calque, on the order of "to know nothing
| about nothing".
Please, beth, in authentic pseudo-Yiddish, this is "to know nothing FROM
nothing". Believe me, I know from pseudo-Yiddish.