Thursday, October 21, 2004

Jewish trivia

The London Times points out that the origin of the phrase 'Abracadabra' is the Aramaic 'Ebra KeDabra' -- I will create as I speak. I would add that the magical phrase, at least where I come from, is sometimes rendered as 'Abra Cadabra Kazoo' -- which must come from the Aramaic, 'I will create as I speak, one like this.'
Just in case you were sick of stories on anti-Semitism....

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