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I changed the tanslation.
This was pretty wrong. ארס in hebrew means Venom.
- 'Eres' means venom in literary Hebrew. There is no connection between the two words, not even the slightest. Eifo laazazel lamadet Ivrit?
You don't need to see what a guy =does= to know he's an arse.... you only need to see his over-ornamented appearance and demeanor. As such, the =correct= American-English translation is: "greaser". — Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 19:14, 1 October 2012 (UTC)
- However, there should be a big revamp of this page. It's awfully incorrect. Only Israelis should write about that. 瀬人様 16:18, 22 July 2007 (UTC)
This entry needs contextualization. It's an offensive term, even if it is used with an attitude of affinity, and needs some explanation to that effect. I don't have the time, presently.LamaLoLeshLa (talk) 21:03, 20 June 2008 (UTC)
- I agree that the article needs serious cleanup, but not sure about your point - the lead already clearly states that it's a derrogatory term. -- Ynhockey (Talk) 22:10, 20 June 2008 (UTC)
- Well, I added that today... I guess I mean the larger context in which Moroccans have such a derogatory term associated with them, and why it's so persistent. The yekke stereotype, for instance, is pretty bad, but has almost fallen out of usage.LamaLoLeshLa (talk) 03:50, 21 June 2008 (UTC)
- Actually I can't say that Moroccans are associated with Arsim (in the way that Germans = Yekim), it's rather than Arsim are associated with Moroccans and other North Africans. That's all original research though, what this article is really lacking is proper sourcing. -- Ynhockey (Talk) 10:34, 21 June 2008 (UTC)
Vote for deletion
- You probably shouldn't use the speedy tag, the article obviously doesn't qualify for speedy. About your actual concern, I agree that it's a very bad article in its current state, but the phenomenon is notable. I'm not sure how the fact that it's in another language is relevant. —Ynhockey (Talk) 10:15, 29 July 2009 (UTC)
"...Jews of Middle Eastern origin, but in recent years has expanded to a broader range of ethnicities."
Jews = ethnicity