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What's the etymology of "Tall Drink of Water"?

What's the origin/etymology of the phrase "Tall Drink of Water", usually in reference to an attractive southern woman?
posted by SpecialK on Aug 14, 2006 - 22 answers

Airport Codes

Why is there sometimes an "X" added on the end of a three letter airport code? i.e. LAX [more inside]
posted by SpecialK on Jan 17, 2004 - 19 answers

"Asshat" - origination and definition?

Where did the term "asshat" originate, and what's it's definition?
posted by SpecialK on Jan 8, 2004 - 10 answers

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