Monday, February 29, 2016

Savage Love: Balls! Or not.

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I just posted a new word on the Physician Moms Facebook group and was told that I should send it to you. I got tired of hearing “She’s got balls,” so I made up a new word, clitzpah (klit-spe) noun: a woman with guts!

Origin of clitzpah: clitoris (kli-te-res) noun: an organ of the female genitalia, the purpose of which is purely to bring women pleasure, and chutzpah (hu̇t-spe) noun: a Yiddish term for courage bordering on arrogance.

I hope this is useful!

Jill Becker,

It’s a lovely word, Jill—and I’m happy to help you roll it out!

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