. 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
We went away this weekend. We stayed at the Holiday Inn and as usual we received a free breakfast. We had a super time watching the kids eat everything in sight. We received our bill and we had a “credit” since we did not spend the $40 we were given. When we went to leave we left a ten as a tip. When we walked out of the dining room I heard the waiter say I hate when people get free food and do not leave a tip. He wasn’t talking about our family he was talking about the couple next to our table. I think it takes a lot of chutzpah to get a free meal and expect the waiter to serve you for free.