Nearer to home, the term ‘Bru’ or ‘Bruha’ is a a contender… 🙂



Zoe Triska

Associate Books Editor, The Huffington Post

Last Friday night, I was walking across an intersection in Manhattan. A cab driver was aggressively (99 percent of Manhattan cab drivers do everything aggressively) trying to turn right, and almost hit me. I gave him my death stare, as I usually do when cab drivers are out of line. He rolled down the window and said, “Bitch, don’t get yourself killed.”

I usually like to think of myself as a reasonable person. I am pretty thick-skinned and can handle being insulted (after all, I’m a Huffington Post writer and have to deal with loads of critical, insulting comments). But being called a “bitch” for no reason by a complete stranger practically brought me to tears.

If he thought I was such a “bitch,” then I was definitely going to play that part. My anger was so overwhelming that I started yelling…

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About Seeing with Brahmin eyes
My sense of humor can be keen, sarcastic, silly or corny -- sometimes all at once. I enjoy meeting new people with no preconceived ideas about what or what is not possible. You get much more out of life by being open minded and willing. I'm an easy going, good-natured person who loves life and loves people. I'm both optimistic and realistic and pretty objective when it comes to assessing situations, events, etc. In general I am a very positive person and you'll usually find we with a smile on my face.

3 Responses to

  1. sjanima says:

    our Bru or Bruha is always an endearing word. Even said in anger Bruha cannot compare to Bitch! :s

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