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Words borrowed from Yiddish
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adjective: Religious; observant of religious laws.
From Yiddish frum, from Middle High German vrum (pious). Modern German fromm (pious). Earliest documented use: 1889.
“And I say this even though some of my best friends are frum and I’m a completely fake agnostic, because I still quietly recite the Shema [a liturgical prayer] when things get awkward.”
Jonathan Margolis; Not Strictly Kosher; The Guardian (London, UK); Nov 30, 2009.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming. -Wernher von Braun, rocket scientist (23 Mar 1912-1977)
See this note about Wernher von Braun
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