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Old 06-30-2009, 09:41 PM
 
Location: Tucson
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Is a yamika(sp?) ok? I'm curious if I could pull of the look.
You might be able to pull it off! I've got a bit of a problem with what it stands for, but that's a personal problem.
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Old 07-06-2009, 03:18 PM
 
Location: Bradenton, Florida
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Not that it's important...

I believe the spelling is "yarmulke". Foreign words sometimes get different English transliterations, especially when they don't start out with a Romanized alphabet.
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Old 07-06-2009, 11:05 PM
 
Location: Tucson
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Not that it's important...

I believe the spelling is "yarmulke". Foreign words sometimes get different English transliterations, especially when they don't start out with a Romanized alphabet.
I guess. When I was looking it up, though, google corrected it to "yamaka" and found it...

yamaka - Google Image Search

Searching for "yarmulke" definitely returns better results. Webster seems to agree, too.
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Old 07-06-2009, 11:07 PM
 
Location: I'm around here someplace :)
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I guess. When I was looking it up, though, google corrected it to "yamaka" and found it...

yamaka - Google Image Search

Searching for "yarmulke" definitely returns better results. Webster seems to agree, too.
Webster spoke Yiddish?

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Old 07-06-2009, 11:11 PM
 
Location: Tucson
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Webster spoke Yiddish?

Yep, it did!

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Main Entry: yar·mul·ke
Pronunciation: \ˈyä-mə-kə, ˈyär-mə(l)-kə\
Function: noun
Etymology: Yiddish yarmlke, from Polish jarmułka & Ukrainian yarmulka skullcap, of Turkic origin; akin to Turkish yağmurluk rainwear
Date: 1903
: a skullcap worn especially by Orthodox and Conservative Jewish males in the synagogue and the home
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Old 07-06-2009, 11:12 PM
 
Location: I'm around here someplace :)
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Yep, it did!
heh, cool! hadn't seen that one
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Old 07-06-2009, 11:14 PM
 
Location: southern california
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i am ok with drinking smoking and bad mouthing.
these things remind me of home.
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Old 07-06-2009, 11:18 PM
 
Location: Tucson
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i am ok with drinking smoking and bad mouthing.
these things remind me of home.
Wanna be my next ex-husband, sunshine? Only if you're handy, though.
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Old 07-06-2009, 11:57 PM
 
Location: southern california
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Wanna be my next ex-husband, sunshine? Only if you're handy, though.
i make it a habit to never marry anyone i have not seen unless they live in nashville of course.
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Old 07-07-2009, 12:00 AM
 
Location: Tucson
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i make it a habit to never marry anyone i have not seen unless they live in nashville of course.
Damn, now I have to move to Nashville! I don't like country, Huck!
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