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Re: Yiddish - medieval Ebonics?

Poster: "C.J. Schaffer" <cjschaff@ix.netcom.com>

Pedro writes:
Unlike the Mass, where the average person is a spectator, watching the
priest do stuff in the front of the church, the Jew is an active

This is certainly true in period, but please be sure to put comments like
these in the past tense.  The average participant in Mass IS an active
participant, now that it is held in the vernacular, and has been for about
30 years now.  While the priest is still the presider, lay people read the
scriptures, lead prayers, lead music, and distribute communion.

C.J. Schaffer

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