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  • n  (Yiddish) craziness; senseless behavior or activity

  • Says her creator: "Fear of Flying is a litmus test for everybody's mishegoss Yiddish for craziness.
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  • ObamaCare Staggers Toward the October 1 Finish Line (5)
    By Lambert Strether of Corrente . And never mind that the Democratic nomenhackura has redefined October 1 as a "soft launch" ; it's still the first chance people are going to get to see the Exchanges in action, and you never get a second chance to make a first impression. And never mind the whole defund ObamaCare slash government shutdown slash debt ceiling mishegoss and all the yammering and ...
    Sept. 26, 2013 - Naked Capitalism

  • Michael Bloomberg in USA Today
    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg calls the Senate a "train wreck" and the stalemate "craziness and mishegoss" - craziness in Yiddish.
  • David Yazbek in Boston Globe (registration)
    It's about accepting the whole mishegoss,says Yazbek, the son of a Jewish-Italian mother and Lebanese-Arab father. "I'd say the thread connecting these songs is loss and anger, and almost always the comic side of that."

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