Essence Of Chutzpah (S674b)
From: lubin100 on 12/10/2009
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.
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
"Sir, thank you for
your business. You are a good customer, but