The title page to 'The Joys of Yiddish' outlines Rosten's intention to explain some of the Yiddish, Hebrew and 'Yinglish' words often encountered in English, 'plus dozens that ought to be'.
Taken from: Dictionary of Yiddish words Author / Creator: Rosten, Leo Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Co, New York Date: 1968 Copyright: © The British Library Board Shelfmark: LEX.155
The Joys of Yiddish - Title Page
The Joys of Yiddish - Chutzpa
The Joys of Yiddish - Words-Shmords
The Joys of Yiddish - Shmooz and Shmuck