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Re: Fry In Their Self Importance

Posted by R. Berg on February 05, 2003

In Reply to: Fry In Their Self Importance posted by John on February 04, 2003

: What ever does this mean?

Well, "self-importance" means the quality of being puffed up about one's own imaginary greatness or high standing. People who strut and brag are self-important. The phrase as a whole may have been written or spoken by somebody who was thinking of the classic curse "I hope you fry in hell"--that is, may you be severely punished.