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:

Monday, January 7, 2013

No cigar

Kinneret, after I tried to explain that it's nicer to say "My nose is running" than "I have snot" (the latter is reinforced by the Hebrew, "Yesh lakh nazelet," which can either mean "You have a cold" or "Ya got snot"): "My snot is running!"