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Re: To leave in a hurry/ a hasty departure

Posted by SR on April 23, 2004

In Reply to: Re: To leave in a hurry/ a hasty departure posted by ESC on April 23, 2004

: : : Any input please on the origins of
: : 1. bug out for the dugout ( late 50's beat? )
: : 2. vamoose ( Spanish perhaps? )
: : 3. split ( 60's hip? )
: : Any additional words and phrases of similar meaning would be appreciated.

: I'll look in my youth slang books this evening. How about:

: Beat feet.
: Beat cheeks.
: Heel-toe it.
: Make like an egg and beat it.
: Make like a tree and leave.
: Make like horse**** and hit the trail.
: Make like a hockey player and get the puck out of here.
Many thanks ESC!