Sunday Sentence

Every weekend I participate in David Abrams’s “#SundaySentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

That there is a word for this relationship tells you everything you need to know about our culture.

Source: The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia: From Abraham to Zabar’s and Everything in Between by Stephanie Butnick, Liel Leibovitz, and Mark Oppenheimer.

2 thoughts on “Sunday Sentence

  1. Clive Collins says:

    Love the title of the source. Would also love to know what the “relationship” that there is a word for might be.

    1. Erika Dreifus says:

      I was trying to stick to those rules of “out of context and without commentary,” but since you asked….The encyclopedia isn’t online, but here’s a clue: https://slate.com/human-interest/2015/12/machatunim-co-in-laws-english-needs-a-word-for-the-relationship-between-parents-and-in-laws.html.

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