[Air-L] naches

Stephen J Cavrak Jr Steve.Cavrak at uvm.edu
Mon Oct 17 09:27:52 PDT 2011

Quoting Barry Wellman <wellman at chass.utoronto.ca>:
I'm astonished but one academic doesn't know what "naches" is.
Google, probably by best internet friend, tells me ...

NACHES: Joy. To "shep naches" means to derive pleasure. Jewish  
children are expected to
provide their parent with naches in the form of achievement.

Not sure what my iPhone friend will tell me when she shows up ...

... steve

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