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Yiddish q

Super pedantic question! I have gone through the internets.

Does anyone know how the very profane insult “schmuck” in Yiddish came to be derived from the German word for jewelry? I imagine this is a story lost to time, but there must have been a connection somewhere. Thanks.

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