Date: Wed, 5 Nov 1997 00:32:53 -0500 From: ALICE FABER 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. Alice Faber