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A cantor from a synagogue in Nyack, New York, says she’s fond of the expression “the heebie-jeebies” but recently began worrying that it might be anti-Semitic. Did the term “heebie-jeebies” originate as a slur against Jews? The hosts mention a cartoon with the earliest known use of the term. This is part of a complete episode.

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