Yiddish Bedbug

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Yiddish Bedbug

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verkackte (Yid., פֿאַרקאַקטע): an adjective, meaning 'screwed up' or 'a bad idea'; literally, 'crapped' or 'becrapped', cf. German "verkackte(r

Bedbugs (Cimex lectularius) are small, oval insects that feed by sucking blood from humans or other warm-blooded animals.The effect of bedbugs on human health and reports of bedbug infestations of certain hotels has received media attention in recent years.. How big are bedbugs? Bedbugs do not fly. Adult bedbugs are 5-7 mm in length.

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Vants is the standard Yiddish word for bedbug, one of a handful of Yiddish words in wide circulation among American descendants of Yiddish speakers. As Ellis Feigenbaum suggests, it's of Germanic origin.

" Vantz " is yiddish slang for "obnoxious punk". Literally, it means " bedbug ". It was very popular with jazzers and New York hipster types through the mid 1960s. "If my cousin Sid sleeps on my couch one more night, I swear to God I'm gonna wring the little vantz's neck". Get a mug for your father James.

Yiddish (ייִדיש, יידיש or אידיש, yidish/idish, pronounced [ˈ(j)ɪdɪʃ], lit. "Jewish"; in older sources ייִדיש-טײַטש Yidish-Taitsh, lit. Judaeo-German) is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews.It originated during the 9th century in Central Europe, providing the nascent Ashkenazi community with a High German-based vernacular fused with elements taken from