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Taylor Embree and "Chutzpah"

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For readers who aren't familiar with classic Yiddish or Hebrew expressions (I'm not sure which this is), the traditional definition of "chutzpah" is someone who kills his parents and then throws himself on the mercy of the court on the grounds that he's now an orphan. Here's a modern variation of the definition: Taylor Embree, who defended the decision to go over the wall after a season record of 6-7, says this in an LA Times story: "We need to establish a winning culture around here. We need to create a culture that will allow us to compete with Oregon, Stanford and USC."

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