Posted by R. Berg on March 11, 2003
In Reply to: 'Brand New' posted by Joe on March 11, 2003
: I know I've heard it before, but cannot recall the origin and meaning of 'brand' new, as opposed to just plain ol' new! Does anyone recall seeing this?
The link below (http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/5/messages/600.html) goes to a long discussion.