The Last Word: A very Jewish quiz

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I love books of quotations.  One of my favorites is Leo Rosten's "Treasury of Jewish Quotations".  Many of the quotations therein are short  but packed with wisdom. Can you supply the last word of twenty of these pearls of wisdom below?   The answers are under the rabbi, of course.

1. Any man surrounded by dwarfs looks like a _____.

2. One egg can lighten a whole bowl of _____.

3. An informer should be hanged by his _____.

4. God looks into our hearts before he looks into our _____.

5. When a young man marries, he divorces his _____.

6. Even great swimmers _____.

7. God waits long but he pays with _____.

8. The servant is often nobler than the _____.

9. To endure, be _____.

10. When a wise man makes a mistake, it's a _____.

11. A wise man is a greater asset to a nation than a _____.

12. As long as one limb moves, men reject the _____.

13. Is  there a bad mother, or a good _____.

14. Don't desire what you can't _____.

15. To some men lying is a _____.

16. Youth is the one thing  that never _____.

17. New laws cause new _____.

18. Where there is no compassion, crime _____.

19. The fewer a man's words, the fewer his _____.

20. All of life is a _____.

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1) giant 2) borsht 3) tongue 4) minds 5) mother 6) drown 7) interest 8) master 9) obscure 10) whopper 11) king 12) grave 13) death 14) acquire 15) profession 16) returns 17) transgressions 18) increases 19) mistakes 20) war.

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  • Wonderful! You're so clever!

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