Chutzpah: The cheek pincher

Chutzpah. This is a word that is used often by myself because sometimes I just can’t believe what people do. I mean really! I thought it would be fun to share our Chutzpah moments. The only rules are no names of stores, people, or events. You may also not use inappropriate language. Leave a comment listing your favorite Chutzpah moment! I mean laughter is the best medicine.

chutzpah Or khutspe. Nerve, extreme arrogance, brazen presumption. In English, chutzpah often connotes courage or confidence, but among Yiddish speakers, it is not a compliment. For more Yiddish WordsChut

I often wonder where the line between nice and not normal is. Is it nice when someone that you do not know pinches your child’s cheek? Is it normal that this same person starts a conversation with you about parenting and then pinches the child’s cheek again? I finally said, “can I pinch your cheeks so were even.” The lady laughed. I hope she got the hint.

Anything funny happen to you or yours lately?

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