Tuesday, August 02, 2005


A New York housing advocacy organization recently publicized what they call the 10 worst landlords in New York City.

1. Aaron Parnes
2. Chaim Wachsman
3. Moshe Pillar
4. David Sommerstein
5. Nicholas Haros
6. Barry Singer
7. Emmanuel Ku
8. Zvi Kaufman
9. Hank Freid
10. Frank Palazollo

I'm seeing an embarrassing common denominator here.

(Update: See here, here and here for some more discussion.)


At 11:11 AM, Blogger AMSHINOVER said...

the letter "a" is in all of their names

At 11:23 AM, Blogger Just Passing Through said...

and their names are all an odd number of letters.

At 12:13 PM, Blogger AMSHINOVER said...

i for one am NOT embarrassed,me real name has no a's and is 16 letters long

see me homepage

At 12:45 PM, Blogger Just Passing Through said...

Wow Amshi, when did you get a blog?? SO far I must say you're a better commenter (that's right, I said 'commentor') than a poster. :-)

At 3:02 PM, Blogger Krum as a bagel said...

Well, first you said commenter than you said commentor. So which is it, huh?

At 3:03 PM, Blogger swiftthinker said...

ok ok, they are all NY jews.

At 3:13 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...


Thanks Gd my father-in-law did not make the list.

JPT you need some contravertial postings so I can argue with you.

At 3:24 PM, Blogger Just Passing Through said...

Anon, you're saying that like he possibly COULD have made the list. Is that because he doesn't take care of his tenants/buildings?

At 3:47 PM, Blogger Just Passing Through said...

Krum, it depends if the person 'commentating' is Canadian or not.

At 3:57 PM, Blogger torontopearl said...

I do resent that comment, Mr. Commentor/Commentator...as a Cdn., eh?

At 4:01 PM, Blogger Just Passing Through said...

Pearlie, maybe it will be a Canadian "Commentour", eh?

At 4:14 PM, Blogger torontopearl said...

If you say so. But when I speak French, it's "commentateur"!

At 6:01 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

O Canada

We have our hockey back
We're anti war
becuse no-one hates us

I think its cute Canadians think they have thier own little country up there. Canada's freedom exists thanks to the American GI.

At 12:05 AM, Blogger Just Passing Through said...

ooh them be fightin' words. They'll take you on in a game of curling ANY day.


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