How to be a mensch…

Honor your father and mother, set your kids a good example, and don’t lie, cheat or steal.
All you have to do, to be a mensch, is take the steps and do the next right thing!

mensch \ mench \ noun;
1. A decent, upright, mature, and responsible person.

Origin: Mensch entered English from Yiddish in the 1950s. In Yiddish, it meant “man, human being” and had the positive associations that carried into English. It is related to the German word mensch .

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Posted on May 8, 2012, in Word-of-the-Day and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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