Posted by Bob on December 09, 2003
In Reply to: Re: Brag on posted by Bookworm on December 09, 2003
: : : : Hi! I was hoping you could tell me what this means, and where the phrase came from...thanks - Sax
: : : ...and is this just a variation of 'blow your own trumpet' - which is the version I'm familiar with?
: : "Blow your own horn" means brag on yourself.
: I'm from the Midwestern United States and I would have said "brag *about* yourself". Is "brag on (oneself)" strictly Southern?
I've heard it in Ohio, too. Goes along with "waiting on you" which always seemed to me a precarious place to stand.