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Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Friday, June 29, 2012 - 7:26 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

What is common and peculiar to Jews and labor unions? (Have ye no drede: this puzzle has no potential to offend anyone.)
Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Posted on Friday, June 29, 2012 - 11:54 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hm. Being Jewish and with a historical bent, I oughta know this one, but I don't...

Anything to do with the historical association of both? Political views? Thoughts? Actions? Appearances? Diet?
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Posted on Saturday, June 30, 2012 - 6:17 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Hm. Being Jewish and with a historical bent, I oughta know this one, but I don't...

Anything to do with the historical association of both?yes Political views? yopeThoughts? see next answer Actions? yesAppearances? noDiet? no
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Thursday, July 05, 2012 - 4:25 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

HINT: The common bond involves something that Jews and labor unions both take credit for.
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Posted on Thursday, July 05, 2012 - 5:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

inventing a concept? a process? an idea? a way of doing something?

voting relevant?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Thursday, July 05, 2012 - 5:40 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Shez (Shez)
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inventing a concept? yesa process? yopean idea? yes a way of doing something? yesish

voting relevant? no
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Posted on Friday, July 06, 2012 - 10:03 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is food relevant? The weekend?
Shez (Shez)
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Posted on Friday, July 06, 2012 - 1:13 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

is the sabbath relevant?
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Posted on Saturday, July 07, 2012 - 3:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are Jewish stereotypes relevant? Is a certain branch of Judaism relevant? Orthodox?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Saturday, July 07, 2012 - 7:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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Is food relevant? no The weekend? yes
Shez (Shez)
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is the sabbath relevant? yes
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Are Jewish stereotypes relevant? no Is a certain branch of Judaism relevant? yesish Orthodox?yesish
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Posted on Sunday, July 08, 2012 - 4:37 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do both claim credit for Saturday being added to the weekend - Jews because, hey, Xians get a day off, why can't we; and unions because a five-day work week is better than six days?
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Posted on Sunday, July 08, 2012 - 6:15 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

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Do both claim credit for Saturday being added to the weekend - Jews because, hey, Xians get a day off, why can't we; and unions because a five-day work week is better than six days? yesish

This is close enough for me to declare a

******* SPOILER **********
The wonderful idea that people should be guaranteed frequent scheduled time off from work is something that labor unions ("the folks who gave you the weekend") and Jews (who invented the Sabbath) both take credit for. Like Sam Cooke, I don't know much about history, so I can't judge the correctness of these claims. I also can't judge how hard my new puzzle will be, but please check it out at the bottom of the page.
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Posted on Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 5:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Another one bites the dust. There sure a lot of puzzles on the board lately

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