Yiddish is especially versatile in describing those poor souls who inhabit the world of the ineffectual, and each is assigned a distinct place in the gallery of pathetic types: schmo, schmendrik, schnook, schmegegge, schlep, schlub, schmuck, putz, klutz, kvetch, and nudnik. From Wordnik.com. [VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XI No 3] Reference
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