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Why the Word “Poodle” Was Banned from Use on the Floor of the Knesset https://dev.mosaicmagazine.com/observation/arts-culture/2020/06/why-the-word-poodle-was-banned-from-use-on-the-floor-of-the-knesset/

Israeli politicians have in recent decades become obsessed with calling each other poodels.

June 3, 2020 | Philologos
About the author: Philologos, the renowned Jewish-language columnist, appears twice a month in Mosaic. Questions for him may be sent to his email address by clicking here.

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