An extract from the Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins Yiddish, based on German dialect combined with words from Hebrew and Slavic languages, was spoken by Jews in central and eastern Europe before World War Two. It is still used in Israel and parts of Europe and the USA, especially New York, and has added an extra […]
'Slobber' is likely from the Dutch 'slobberen', which means 'walk through mud' and 'feed noisily'.
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