Two years later, in Thoroughly Modern Millie, Andrews shouted “mazel tov!”
Yes, the first line uttered by a black female cast regular since 2007 was “mazel tov.”
Author Gary Shteyngart was even congratulatory: “mazel tov, Random Penguin!”
To all of that that I say mazel tov, and John, Charlie, and Julian, have a glass of Manischewitz Concord Grape on me.
1862, from modern Hebrew mazzal tob "good luck," from Hebrew mazzaloth (plural) "constellations."