Do These Similar-Sounding and Similar-Meaning Hebrew Slang Words Come from the Same Place?

Of shlukh and shlokh.

A Berber Jew packing to leave Morocco. Juifs Berberes.

A Berber Jew packing to leave Morocco. Juifs Berberes.

Observation
May 9 2018
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