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Yekke refers to Jews originating from Germany.

Sometimes used in a derogatory or cynical manner, it refers mainly to their attention to detail and addiction to being punctual.

Used as an adjective, a punctual person would be referred to as being Yekkish.

The origins of this title are unclear, ranging from referring to their short jackets (as opposed to East European Jews who wore long coats) to a conjugation of the Hebrew DaYeK - to be precise.
Only a Yekke would arrive at 2:00 sharp!
by Danny Schoemann July 20, 2005
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The process of searching a building for an empty bathroom. A successful bowl search typically relieves the frustration of uncomftorably defecating around others, although in less frequent cases the desire to urinate alone is a factor. Bowl searching can be done anywhere although it is most prevelant on college campuses.
"In college I did a lot of bowl searching."

"Sam went to the bathroom like 20 minutes ago. Jeez, what's taking so long?"

"He's probably bowl searching."
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