the 90th minute

Until September 2007, when my oldest daughter was born, this blog covered daily life and politics in Israel, as well as Hebrew-English linguistic issues, from the perspective of an American-raised journalist and translator living in Israel. Now it mostly serves as the SmunchMonk&Bear news agency, a portal into the bizarre universe of the little people. Read more at:

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Ken must be in shul

What Rimonit and Kinneret say once Barbie has struggled into one of her minimalist but sparkly ensembles: Now she's ready for Shabbat!

UPDATE: Forgot to add that they have taken to pronouncing "Barbie" the way they hear their friends from gan saying it - in an Israeli accent. As in:

"I want to play with this Barrrrrrrbie now!"

"But you already have two Barrrrrrrrbiyot!"

It kinda cracks me up.


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