In Love With Words

Today I'm in love with words. Not all words, just some very specific ones that seem to be popping up a lot recently. I've listed the words with their definitions below. Try using these at least once today. The world would be a better place if erudite mensches had coffee klatches every day.

mensch: n., Mensch (Yiddish מענטש; also mentsch, mentsh, mensh, or mench) is a German-derived Yiddish word originally meaning "human being". In Yiddish (from which the word has migrated into American English), mensch roughly means "a good person," though like most Yiddish words, no formal definition can capture the depth of the word's emotional connotations. A mensch is a particularly good person, like "a stand-up guy," "the salt of the earth," or someone who would "give the shirt off his back."

klatch: klatch or klatsch (klch, kläch) n., A casual social gathering, usually for conversation.
[German Klatsch, from klatschen, to gossip, make a sharp noise, of imitative origin.]

erudite: er·u·dite (ry-dt, r-) adj., Characterized by erudition; learned; scholarly.

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