not talking turkey

I should be happy to talk about something other than the massacre in Jerusalem, the horrifying lack of comprehension of the threats ahead for the whole world. So I will be. And it’s not talking turkey. From English Language & Usage: An “origin” and definition of this “quaint phrase” are offered by the June 3, … More not talking turkey

radio silence

The proper form of mourning in a Jewish home is silence. That is, if the mourner does not have anything to say, those who come to offer condolences should sit there silently waiting. There are not many people who can achieve this. I have only seen it a few times. Actually, I can only think of … More radio silence