‘Jew’ is the new ‘cool’ in Dutch, linguist says

16.01.2013                      05.Schwat. 5773

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‘Jew’ is the new ‘cool’ in Dutch, linguist says

Teenagers use the word "jood" as an expression of enthusiasm; Dutch also use Yiddish word "tof" as "good".

Professor Marc van Oostendorp wrote Monday on his blog that he heard the new usage of the word “jood” (pronounced yode) at a high school in Leiden shortly after learning about the phenomenon from an online forum about the Dutch language….