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The Borscht Belt is a refernce to the has-been resort strip along Route 17 in New York State just below the Catskill Park. Rumor has it that plans are in place to rejuvinate the once-happening area.
All the great Jewish Comedians performed at the Borscht Belt -- it was a happening place.
by cws_999 January 31, 2007
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The horrible moment when you realise that you have accidentally done something very slightly wrong which has very bad (usually embarassing) implications for you. This is typically the moment of realisation that you just sent a dirty text message to a close member of family, typically your mother, rather than the intended recipient.
Message: "i'm free this afternoon so come over and fuck me senseless, my parents will be out all day"
Recipient: Mum
Message Sent
- Onosecond occurs here -
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The Eastern states with predominantly-large poor Orthodox Ashkenazim (refujews migrating from Russia, hence the 'borscht' tomato soup).
Some argue that this name is giving humorously to the summer vacation resorts of up-state New York, but it has grown since to include most of the eastern states, too.
Borscht Belt, a.k.a. Borscht Circuit.
by hammer---;, hytham April 11, 2007
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