What is the origin of the phrase 'Suck it up, buttercup'?
What is the etymology of "ratchet," a slang term with a negative meaning? [more inside]
At what point did the phrase "I'm/you're/we're hosed" come into play in the US vernacular? Earliest record? From pop culture somewhere? Are there regions of the US that did not ever use this turn of phrase?
What is the etymology of British nicknames ending in -zza/-zzer? [more inside]
What is the meaning and origin of "I didn't know from ___"? [more inside]
What's the origin of the phrase "For those of you [playing/following/scoring] along at home?" [more inside]
LanguageFilter: Any Arabic speakers here? I'm trying to decipher an Arabic phrase: "Baashake ya halo." I might have spelled it wrong, but I know it's not a common Arabic phrase so much as it is slang. Any ideas?
What is the origin of the slang term beeyotch (not sure I spelled it right.) [more inside]