Herbie Popnecker

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Examples of Recurring Themes

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Herbie Popnecker Examples:
SAYS-SCHMEZ

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Herbie uses some fancy-schmancy language to mock things. Is this speech pattern a Jewish reference?

See: Shm-reduplication in Wikipedia-Schmikipedia, which traces the construction to Yiddish.

Index terms: shm-reduplication, schm-reduplication, Yiddish, mocking, irony, derision, skepticism, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney

fight-schmight
Source: Herbie #1b p.4 (1964-04)
Updated: 2005-09-20
fight-schmight
forbidden-schmidden
Source: Herbie #1b p.8 (1964-04)
Updated: 2005-09-20
forbidden-schmidden
reduce-re-shmuce
Source: Herbie #4a p.2 (1964-09)
Updated: 2005-09-20
reduce-re-shmuce
read-schmead
Source: Herbie #5a p.1 (1964-10)
Updated: 2005-09-20
read-schmead
dangerous-schmangerous
Source: Herbie #5a p.11 (1964-10)
Updated: 2008-12-02
dangerous-schmangerous
business-schmizness
Source: Herbie #6a p.2 (1964-12)
Updated: 2005-09-20
business-schmizness
bargain-schmargain
Source: Herbie #7b p.3 (1965-02)
Updated: 2005-09-20
bargain-schmargain
good-schmood
Source: Herbie #9b p.1 (1965-04)
Updated: 2005-09-21
good-schmood
fight-schmight
Source: Herbie #9b p.4 (1965-04)
Updated: 2005-09-21
fight-schmight
pieces-schmieces
Source: Herbie #13a p.10 (1965-10)
Updated: 2005-09-21
pieces-schmieces
warn-schwarn
Source: Herbie #15a p.10 (1966-02)
Updated: 2005-09-21
warn-schwarn
walk-schmawk
Source: Herbie #19a p.11 (1966-08)
Updated: 2005-09-21
walk-schmawk
"...My Herbie-Schmerbie!" is obviously meant to be an affectionate nickname.
Source: Herbie #22b p.10 (1966-12)
Updated: 2005-09-21
"...My Herbie-Schmerbie!" is obviously meant to be an affectionate nickname .
Poor Example: In "Pass the Puck, Herbie", Dad says "SLOW, SMO" instead of "SLOW, SCHMO" or "SLOW, SHMOW", but it's still an attempt at that kind of talk.
Source: ACG Return of Herbie #1 p.1 (1996)
Updated: 2008-11-23
Poor Example : In "Pass the Puck, Herbie", Dad says "SLOW, SMO" instead of "SLOW, SCHMO" or "SLOW, SHMOW", but it's still an attempt at that kind of talk.