Chutzpah

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    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.

    This went on for more than 3 years. The two of them never spoke. One day, as the young man passed the old lady's stand and left his quarter as usual, the pretzel lady spoke to him. Without blinking an eye she said:

    "They're 35 cents now."
     
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    Antisemetic joke?
     
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    No, I don't think so.

    I think of my grandmother, she would do the same thing. :lol:
     
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    Chutzpah and Bagels?

    Are you trying to be the Joan Rivers of USMB?

    :D
     
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    Bagels?

    Clean yer glasses :lol:
     
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    AHH my bad, sincere apologies.
     
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    But on the subject...

    The jewish people have the most amazing words in their Yiddish language. Able to sum up a whole thought, idea, series of actions or a phrase with just a single word.

    Chutzpah.

    Mensch

    Putz

    Meshungina

    nosh

    nudnik

    schlep.
     
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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xToPCaNxaow"]He's a Lumberjack and He's OK[/ame]

    Schlepping the night fantastic and Schmoozing the night away.
     

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