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Nadia: Jew in the couch!
CeCe: Nadia, American manners!
Nadia: Sorry. Jew person in couch.
Schmidt: She's not wrong.


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... That should read: In America, not "American."

Also, to fully appreciate that joke, you have to understand that while Jewish people call each other and themselves, Jews, it's often considered pejorative if a non-Jew uses the word, Jew. Don't ask me why, because I don't know.

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Pakaino - The joke is that Nadia is from some place in Eastern Europe where old world Antisemitism doesn't raise an eyebrow. In American, especially on the coasts, it's extremely scandalous.

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This is a Jewish phrase to insult another Jew that is Kosher, if you see Why is there a Jew on that couch? if you say couch while the u is silent it sounds like Koush which then falls on Kosher, Kosher means you can only eat certain kinds of meat and food and animals.

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Sorry, I don't get this one (I'm foreign). can someone explain?




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