Posted by Gary on July 30, 2003
In Reply to: Re: Bad hair day--memo to Gary posted by GPP on July 30, 2003
: : : : Completely disagree from where that phrase comes from, may have been the first time you heard it but I can tell you that I have been hearing it over hear in Oz for the last 20 years at least, probably longer
: : : That's as may be, but note the earliest reference given in the discussion below dates from November 23, 1962--over 40 years ago. See 7/10/03 entry posted by ESC. That's not to say that Schultz actually originated it.
: : Gary, help--I now see Mark's complaint referred to your official origins page, not to this discussion area. Same problem as "movable feast", where casual visitors depend on 'Meanings/Origins', and never come here except to bitch, withing thinking to search.
: : Sorry--typo--"without" thinking...
: And I must say I agree that 'fell' ought to be removed from the meaning of 'swoop'.
I don't follow. What do you think is wrong exactly?