Date: Sun, 5 Apr 1998 14:26:27 EDT
From: Lfridhan <Lfridhan@aol.com>
Subject: What's the source?
Faran an oysdruk af yidish: ya-tebe-dam. Af English (Vaynraykh): big shot.
Fun vanen ken dos shtamen? In Harkavy shteyt ya-tebye-dam.
There is a Yiddish word, ya-tebe-dam, which Weinreich defines as big
Where can that come from?