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Tuesday, March 21, 2006
   
And now for something a little different...

Today Bubby's brother-in-law sent along this funny list of rules for a Jewish grandmother to live by. It's called, "Bubby's Talmud". So, nu, who needs a little laugh today?


Bubby's Talmud
  • If you can't say something nice, say it in Yiddish.
  • If it tastes good, it's probably not kosher.
  • Some people leave and never say good-bye. Jews say good-bye and never leave.
  • Israel is the land of milk and honey; Florida is the land of milk of magnesia.
  • The High Holidays have absolutely nothing to do with marijuana.
  • Always whisper the names of diseases.
  • If you don't eat, it will kill me.
  • Anything worth saying is worth repeating a thousand times.
  • Never take a front-row seat at a bris.
  • Prune danish is an acquired taste.
  • Next year in Jerusalem. The year after that, how about a nice cruise?
  • Never leave a restaurant empty-handed.
  • Before you read the menu, read the prices.
  • According to Jewish dietary law, pork and shellfish may be eaten only in Chinese restaurants.
  • If you're going to whisper at the movies, make sure it's loud enough for everyone else to hear.
  • No meal is complete without leftovers.
  • If you have to ask the price, you can't afford it. But if you can afford it, make sure you tell everybody what you paid.
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A few years ago we introduced her to the internet and we've been getting daily e-mails from her ever since. When she was 87, we began this website. We now believe she is the oldest blogger on the Internet.

Whether Bubby is reminding us that boyfriends do not substitute for warm jackets in the winter, or that it's better to receive a compliment than a brick, she always has something to say to her granddaughters.

Now with this new website, Bubby can finally share her wisdom with the rest of the world. And she's excited about it! (Which confuses us, because she used to say we were all she needed.)

Hopefully this will be as much fun for new readers as it will surely be for her. And if not, well, as Bubby says, it will all come out in the wash.

So, are you looking for advice on food, work, a broken heart, or the perfect bat mitzvah present?

But no dirty words allowed or you'll only get one matzah ball.


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