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Ish Kabibble

Ish Ka·bib·ble (ˈɪʃˌkəbɪbəl):
origin: derived from a mock-Yiddish expression, Isch ga bibble? in a song, said to mean "I should worry?"

noun {proper}
1. a comedian and cornet player, born Merwyn Bogue (1908-1993) with an active career in music, movies, and television projecting a simpleton's perspona.
influential upon: Moe (Three Stooges), Jim Carrey (Dumb and Dumber), Emu Phillips, and Jerry Lee Lewis

2. Used as one word "ishkabibble", a slang term or (archaic) pop culture reference that implies in modern vernacular: "no worries" or "whatta ya gonna do?"

You might find it surprisingly steamy for the 40's!

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