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Far from black bread and borscht, he found the food excellent.

Such jokes would have made them about as popular as the Borscht Circuit comedian who told a funny story about Dachau in 1946.

WORD ORIGIN

1884, from Russian borshch "cow parsnip," which was an original recipe ingredient. Borscht belt "region of predominantly Jewish resorts in and around the Catskill Mountains of New York" (also known as the Yiddish Alps) is by 1938.

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