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The Chutzpah Awards

PostPosted: 05 Jul 2009, 08:55
by mxsquid
Chutzpah is a Yiddish word

It is "gall, brazen nerve, effrontery, incredible 'guts,' presumption plus arrogance such as no other word and no other language can do justice to." In this sense, chutzpah expresses both strong disapproval and a grudging admiration.

Leo Rosten in The Joys of Yiddish


End of Financial Crisis, Great Joke of 2009

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Re: The Chutzpah Awards

PostPosted: 05 Aug 2009, 05:07
by mxsquid
Rolfe Winkler on Warren Buffetts Betrayal

http://blogs.reuters.com/rolfe-winkler/ ... -betrayal/