Yiddish: If you put a shtreimel on a pig, would it make him a rabbi?

טו אָן אַ חזיר אַ שטרײַמל, וועט ער ווערן רבֿ?

Tu on a khazer a shtrayml, vet er vern rov?

If you put a shtreimel on a pig, would it make him a rabbi?

SOURCE: Furman, Yidishe Shprikhverter un Rednsartn. A shtreimel is a fur-trimmed hat traditionally worn by rabbis and Hasidic Jews on the Sabbath and holidays. And of course the pig is ritually unclean.

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