Ever wondered why the same three letters (בקר) could, with a few vowels thrown in, refer to “morning,” “to criticize,” “cowboy” and “to visit”? Or why the Hebrew word for marker (toosh) sounds a lot like the American Jewish word for butt? Or why we say “l’chyim” before drinking? Worry no more! BaLashon: Hebrew Language Detective is here to save the day.

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