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schmooze

and shmooze and schmoose
1. in. to chat; to chew the fat. (From Hebrew schmuos via Yiddish.) You were schmoozing when you should have been listening.
2. n. a session of chatting or conversing. Come over, and let’s have a schmooze before you go.
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Sportz Schmooze is the brainchild of Jerusalem-based media company O2T (On Second Thought), founded by Gedaliah Gurfein and Cathy Lawrence, two seasoned veterans in the entertainment industry.
There's nothing on the air like Sportz Schmooze and that's why we anticipate a huge following in the Jewish community and far beyond.
Cassini, who presented a mini-preview of his new Evolutionary Fur coat collection that will be sold at local department stores this fall, was his always-charming self and took time to schmooze with fashion and society editors.
2) Fashion fans come dressed to schmooze (See Text)
3) Designer Todd Oldham, left, schmoozes with Joel Schumacher and Dan Romanelli at the Otis College of Art and Design fashion show gala, held May 9 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
It was also a chance to schmooze with politicos such as City Councilwoman Laura Chick and Assemblyman Robert Hertzberg, and celebs, including Marion Ross, the beloved mom from TV's ``Happy Days.