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schtick

and shtik (ʃtɪk)
n. a routine or act that is the trademark of an entertainer, especially in vaudeville. (Yiddish.) His schtick was a trained dog and cat act.

shtik

verb
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There was more sputtering at the other end of the line, at which point I decided, as the risk of being deemed a shtik drek, to take the bull by the horns: "Come on, Yale," I joshed, "you're just upset because I took out all the references to you.
Due to their small number in those early days, the Orthodox were unable to over-run the positions of the "Zionist enemy" on this Basic Law, so they began their shtik.
Too, Reynolds has enough charisma to pull off the cranky cop shtik despite his whitened hair and world-weary countenance.
Back in Seattle, Mudhoney does just about everything but blame Love for Cobain's death in ``Into Yer Shtik,'' telling her, ``Why don't you blow your brains out too?
Of his whole shtik, they speak the loudest and they are the most beloved.
His pre-date grooming shtik is the funniest since Woody Allen's in "Play It Again, Sam.