Yiddish: He's yelling like the woman in the bath.

ער שרײַט ווי די ‏ייִדענע אין באָד.

Er shrayt vi di yidene in bod.

He's yelling like the woman in the bath.

Said of someone who keeps complaining while ignoring a simple solution to his problem. Refers to the tale of a woman in a Russian steam bath who lay on the highest level, where it was hottest, and screamed that she was being burned—but all she had to do was move to a lower level. SOURCE: Feinsilver, The Taste of Yiddish.

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