Sep 11 • 7M

What Is Yiddish?

Jewish languages are examples par excellence of the Miami English phenomenon.

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John McWhorter
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Yiddish underground periodicals published in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War Two.

Yiddish, Ladino, Bukharian, and other languages of the Jewish diaspora, are not unlike what is happening with Miami English — only much further along. John explains.

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