Meat Me In St Louis

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Industry Observer CalBRE #01165532

Meat Me In St Louis

 

Over the years, I am sure all of us have heard/seen words or terms misinterpreted in some rather unusual ways. In a comment on one of my posts last week, Sharon Lee mentioned a funny memory of her Mom’s pronunciation of the name Phoebe.   Her memory “fit”  with this-at-the-time unfinished post - so, here it goes. . .  

 

It's certainly common in real estate where specific terminology and acronyms might be tossed about quite

 easily that someone not familiar might become confused.  And they might not even question it.  It may simply go over their head or they may ignore it. 

 

Industry-specific lingo can do that but so can everyday language.  Recently, a friend of mine told me that for the longest time, he thought rib eye steak was actually Rabbi Steak.  Hmm, he never questioned it.  He wasn't sure how he learned the correct version. . .but we had a good laugh.  

 

Be careful "out there" you never know what you may be serving with your words.   And this conversation extends far beyond the kitchen. 



The image in this post is from canstockphoto.com

 

Posted by

Michael Jacobs

 

CalBRE # 01165532

P. O. Box 587

Pasadena, CA 91102

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Comments (41)

Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Roy Kelley - a word to the wise.  To the unwise as well.  

Sharon Tara - yes, mondegreen.  Another activity I have practiced over the years.  I mentioned it to Debe Maxwell, CRS on that recent post too.  

Dec 18, 2020 06:58 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Michael,

Love the Rabbi steak.  It reminded me of thinking that the word "Sephardic" was safari!  So when Ron's mom asked me which dress to wear to a Shephardic wedding, I said it should reflect an African theme...A

Dec 18, 2020 07:18 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Ron and Alexandra Seigel - is it considered rude to wear "khaki" to such an event?  Is it meant only for members of the "bridle" party ----  sorry, just horsing around.  Nothing like a little jungle humor mixed with an equal dose of equine.  Oops, too evil???

Dec 18, 2020 07:38 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel

Michael Jacobs never too evil.  I am giggling at your humor.  Happy Friday.  A

Dec 18, 2020 07:44 AM
Michael Jacobs

Alexandra Ron and Alexandra Seigel - thank you for your vote of approval rather than voicing "Nay".   Or should that be "neigh"?  

Dec 18, 2020 07:54 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Hello Michael Jacobs - Now that is funny!  Rabbi Steak.  

You are 100% correct ... the conversation extends beyond the kitchen. 

Dec 18, 2020 08:57 AM
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

Good morning Michael Jacobs certainly is a phrase I hadn't pondered before: "Rabbi steak" LOL

Dec 18, 2020 09:01 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

FEATURED IN CRAP-TACULAR

 

Mr. Crappy  

Believes Rabbi Steak May Be

💩💩

💩

Dec 18, 2020 09:10 AM
Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM
Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts - Myrtle Beach, SC
Myrtle Beach Condos, Homes and Properties for Sale

That picture of a steak has my mouth watering. Lol, Rabbi Steak😁

Dec 18, 2020 12:49 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist - I thought so too - a funny bone moment. Thank you for the highlight from Mr Crappy

Rocky Dickerson - I don't think it is on the Kosher menu.

Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM - 😎 I thought so too.  

Dec 18, 2020 02:41 PM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

Do you know where there’s any good chili in St. Louis. I’ve recently heard this.

Dec 18, 2020 04:08 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Laura Cerrano - I have no clue.  My only trip to St Louis was rather brief and over more than thirty years ago.  

Dec 18, 2020 04:34 PM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Michael,
Whatever you call it, that steak looks really good!

I have a few pet peeves about how certain words are pronounced and REALTOR® is one of them.  I cringe when I hear Reel-a-tur... and it's oh so common... even among otherwise intelligent people.

Another pet peeve is the term Safe Deposit box.  It's NOT a Safety Deposit box. We deposit valuables in a box in a Safe. It is a Safe Deposit box. 

Happy Saturday, Michael!

Dec 19, 2020 06:18 AM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Michael Jacobs - As you mentioned, in our industry, we do have to be careful especially with clients to explain the acronyms and what they mean.  My husband came from UPS... and talk about words and what they mean, yikes! He had to explain everything to me.  Two examples... they call the delivery vans "package cars" and tractor-trailors are "feeders".  

Dec 20, 2020 12:30 PM
Abby Stiller
REMAX Realty Group - Cape Coral, FL
Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637

Michael Jacobs Now that's funny Ribbi eye (give me some rabbit steak ) 😂 what? haha 

btw I used to love rib eye steak "well done" and my husband always said: "really? that's like eating shoes" LOL

Dec 21, 2020 08:01 PM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

I'll join you for some Rabbi steak and enjoy some laughter together at one another's mis-servings! Or, is that Miss Servings? Or Mrs. Servings? Missed servings, perhaps, Michael?! 

Happy Sunday! 

Dec 27, 2020 08:02 PM
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Hahaha. I am with Joan, I've heard agents say Quick Claim far too often. :)  Good post to make your point. Ah, wonderful language. 

Dec 29, 2020 08:19 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Carol Williams - there are lots of "hot button" issues.  

Sheri Sperry - MCNE®  - I guess every industry does have a lingo.  

Abby Stiller  - I have heard that shoe reference before.  Do you enjoy your steak that way?  Go ahead and enjoy.

Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD - like Joan Cox, I have also heard the term quick claim - every day in real estate is an "adventure".  Away from it too.  

 

 

Jan 15, 2021 05:40 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Michael, I usually have steak on Friday nights, but BOY, that sure looks good!   Going to a friend's house tonight, think they are having taco salad.   Not nearly the same! 

Feb 10, 2021 06:50 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Joan Cox - the AR comment notification glitch continues.  So  I am checking some old posts and "finding" yours from earlier today(Saturday).  Did you have steak for dinner last night?  🙃

Feb 20, 2021 03:41 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Absolutely, a wonderful rib-eye on the grill, a couple anaheim chiles and a glass of very good red wine.  Tonight is baked chicken, what are you having?  Do you cook, do you like to cook?

Feb 20, 2021 03:47 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Joan Cox - sorry for the delay in responding.  I don't always recall what I had to eat yesterday let alone more than a week ago in many cases.  My culinary skills are quite limited and even more so these days.   

Feb 28, 2021 08:17 AM