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January 29, 2021

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I always thought it was schmeggie

Upon further review...I've looked into it
and this seems to be a spelling that
most closely represents the pronunciation
although there are other variations. It
would be possible to end the word with
a double e or ie but that didn't seem
to look right.

I always thought it was "schmegeggie," a love child of schlemiel and schlemazal.

The Yes and No poem is wonderful.

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