Rosa Parks was accused of having chutzpah back in the Civil Rights era.

Wex was recently interviewed by Maseena Ziegler for her article in Forbes about chutzpah.

He gives the Yiddish perspective of the word (chutzpah being a bad thing – meaning you’re ill-mannered and rude) versus the English usage which is usually more positive in the sense of being “ballsy”.

You can read the article in full here: Why Chutzpah Is The New Charisma – And How To Use It To Get What You Want by Maseena Ziegler.