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Professor researches ‘new language’s’ evolution

Posted: November 3, 2012 at 5:36 a.m.

A scary foreign concept — a dybbuk, the Yiddish word for an evil spirit that inhabits a living person’s body — is a central plot device in the recent boxoffice hit The Possession with Kyra Sedgwick and Jeffrey Dean Morgan.

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Religion, Pages 12 on 11/03/2012


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