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#123622 - 02/21/04 08:35 PM Ahftseloches  
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From a Yiddish Dictionary:
Ahftseloches (ahf tseh luh chass) n : inevitable bad luck. The result of a kinehora. The boss calls you in to tell you of your promotion and you have a piece of spinach lodged between your front teeth. Aftseloches, you think. Something like this had to happen!


#123623 - 03/02/04 12:53 AM Re: Ahftseloches  
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Have I got this right? Ahftseloches is to the Jewish what Murphy's Law is to... the Irish? Is that even the appropriate cultural assignation for Murphy's Law?



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