Originally Posted by calbear289
Not a Jewish Deli, but this place has really good Pastrami: http://www.refugesc.com/
They also have a ton of Belgian Beer on tap.
I don't know bubkes about Belgian Beer but pastrami? Oy vey, let me tell you about pastrami....
Unit, you are hilarious! Love the thread title. Here are some translations (with a Cal slant) of Yiddish phrases for you non Jews.
A BI GEZUNT: Stanfurd is a very good football team and they are going to the Rose Bowl but at least you have your health
ALTER COCKER: An old and complaining person, an old fart. An Old Blue
BALABUSTA: The wife of an important person or a bossy woman. Kate Dykes and Sandy Barbour
BOBBEMYSEH: Old wive's tales, nonsense. Most of the posts on BI
BOYCHICK: An affectionate term for a young Golden Bear.
CHUTZPAH: Nerve; gall, as in a Furdie who posts on this board because they don't have one of their own.
DRECK: ****. Can refer to the ugliness of objects or people. In other words, To$h
FERBLUNJIT: Lost, mixed up. Tedford's QB's these last 6 years
FERCOCKT: All f*cked up. The 2012 football season
FERSHLUGINA: Beaten up, messed up, no good. Our offensive line last season
FERSHTINKINER: A stinker, a louse. To$h
GAVALT: A cry of fear or a cry for help. Oy Gevalt is often used as expression meaning "oh how terrible." The collective cry of all Bears after we lost the home opener of the rennovated Memorial Stadium to Nevada
GELT: Money. What To$h screwed us for
GONIF: A thief, a tricky clever person, a shady character. To$h. Who knew that there were so many words in Yiddish for him?
GOY: A derogatory term meaning gentile, goyim is the plural, and goyisher is the adjective. Most of the people not named Haas or Goldman
KIBITZ: To offer comments which are often unwanted during a game. A kibitzer gives unasked for advice. Ted Robinson announcing a Cal Game.
KLUTZ: An awkward, uncoordinated person. Bak Bak.
KVETCH: To annoy or to be an annoying person, to complain. Definitely most BI posters.
MACH SHNEL: Hurry up. Our new offense.
MACHER: An ambitious person; a schemer with many plans. To$h again.
MAZEL TOV: Good luck, usually said as a statement of support or congratulations. What I'll say to Sonny when I see him.
MEESKAIT: A little ugly one; a person or thing. To$h.
MEGILLAH: Long, complicated and boring. JT's offense.
MENSCH: A person of character. An individual of recognized worth because of noble values or actions. Sonny D thus far.
MESHUGGE or MESHUGGINA: Crazy, refers to a more chronic disturbance. Steve Sarkisian is mashuggina for hiring that meeskait To$h.
MISHEGOSS: Inappropriate, crazy, or bizarre actions or beliefs. Ducks fans are definitely mishegoss.
MOMZER: A bastard, an untrustworthy person. Yiddish really is the perfect language to explain To$h.
NAFKA: A whore. Guess who?
NUDNIK: A pest, a persistent and annoying person. the Rise.
SHANDA: A shame, a scandal. The expression "a shanda fur die goy" means to do something embarrassing to Jews where non-Jews can observe it. To$hgate.
SHLEMIEL: A dummy; someone who is taken advantage of, a born loser. Furdies.
SHLIMAZL: A chronically unlucky person, a born loser, when a shlimazl sells umbrella the sun comes out. Cal Football fans.
SHMENDRICK: A weak and thin pipsqueak. The opposite of mensch, a physically small shlemiel. Zach Maynard.
SHMOOZ: To hang out with, a friendly gossipy talk. We do this on BI all day long.
UNGABLUZUM: To look as if one is going to cry. Furdies faces after "The Play".
ZIE GA ZINK: Wishing someone good health. Zie Ga Zink to all my fellow Bears and non Bears alike. Happy Holidays!