Neither menches nor mentschen
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Neither menches nor mentschen

In an article in the Jan. 27 issue about the closing of the Gittelman Day School, the word “mensches” appeared as part of a quote. There is no such word in German or in Yiddish.

In the Feb. 4, issue the error was repeated on page 3, but by the time we got to page 8, the error was corrected. Well almost, but not quite. While you printed the correct plural form, there is no “t” in Mensch or in Menschen. While some might consider this nitpicking, I feel strongly that a publication has an obligation to use proper spelling and grammar at all times.

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