Chutzpah: Waving without all your fingers

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.


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

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Dear Mr. Driver,

Please, stay in your lane. There are two lanes for a reason.  When I honk to remind you that you are coming towards my mommy van head- on. Do not thank me with a one finger wave because you clearly need all fingers on the wheel.

Thank you,


Note: If your children see this new wave explain that they think mom is number 1.

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  1. says

    LOL, I love this. It reminded me of dropping off my kids at the elementary school one day and seeing another parent using the 1 finger salute out the car window at another parent IN THE CAR DROP OFF LANE! What a great example to our young children!
    Thanks for the laugh, can’t wait to read other comments 🙂

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