The whole earth is a splayed carcass exposed to plain sight." Another time, in a moment of weakness, I asked him amid the bedlam of the beit midrash, "Fonfen ...?" meaning, "So, Yahoodie, did God make me?" But I was overheard by Reb Gargl, our treble-chinned melammed with his knockwurst shnoz
, his ritual garment stained with borscht or blood, who was also a seasoned interpreter of my hobbled speech.
It's the looong big shnoz me look chubbier If it's a woman, I am flattered, because they always say it with such affection.
It's the curly hair, the looong face and the big shnoz that make me look like SJP's chubbier sister.