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Subj:.....The Essence Of Chutzpah (S674b) 
          From: lubin100 on 12/10/2009
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Source: http://lissismore.com/the-essence-of-chutzpah
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Chutzpah is a Yiddish word meaning gall, brazen nerve, effrontery,
sheer guts plus arrogance.  As Leo Rosten writes, there is no
other word, and no other language that can do it justice.
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A little old lady sold pretzels on a street corner for 25 cents
each.  Every day a young man would leave his office building at
lunch time, and as he passed the pretzel stand, he would leave
her a quarter, but never take a pretzel.

And this went on for more then 3 years.  The two of them never
spoke.  One day, as the young man passed the old lady's stand
and left his quarter as usual, the pretzel lady spoke to him.

"Sir, thank you for your business.  You are a good customer, but
I have to tell you the pretzel price has gone up to 35 cents."

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