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Oy Vey! I’m Teaching My Phone To Speak Yiddish

Photo by Joe Pregadio on Unsplash

“Dad’s Yartzeit is next week,” I texted my sister recently. (A Yartzeit is the anniversary of a person’s death.)

Her response came back immediately:

“?????”

When I checked the text I’d just sent, it was easy to see why. Spellcheck had “corrected” the word Yartzeit to Yahtzee.

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