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Swiiiiing philologist!

Favorite Yiddish neologism of the week (seen on a Charedi message board):

The equivalent neologism in the circles I travel in:

Which will win? My money's on neologism number 1.

(If you don't know Yiddish, can you guess which English baseball word is being glossed here? And how do you say it in Hebrew? I dunno. If you don't feel like playing this game, here's another hint: English synonyms include big-fly, blast, clout, jack, shot, moonshot, and tape-measure shot.)

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