Miss Blankenship, as brittle as her bones were, sure knew how to schlep bottles of liquor around the office.
It's a 50-minute car ride (30 on the train) and well worth the schlep.
Like other schlep Lab projects, this video is meant to spark a conversation between generations.
"to carry or drag," 1922 (in Joyce's "Ulysses"), from Yiddish shlepen "to drag," from Middle High German sleppen, related to Old High German sleifen "to drag," and slifan "to slide, slip" (cf. Middle English slippen; see slip (v.)). Related: Schlepped; schlepping.
An awkward, unfortunate, maladjusted person; sad sack
[1940s+, but probably earlier; fr Yiddish shlimazel fr shlim mazel, ''rotten luck''; British slang shemozzle, shlemozzle, ''a muddle, an unhappy plight,'' is found by 1889 and is probably related]