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Re: Slap up?

Posted by ESC on May 04, 2000

In Reply to: Slap up? posted by Gary Martin on May 04, 2000

: The UK newspaper The Guardian has a queries column which sometimes includes questions about phrase origins. There was one today that I couldn't resolve. 'Why slap up meals?'

: Gary

I've never heard that one. In the U.S., cooks "whip up meals." Then there's the expression that a dish is so good that it makes you want to "slap your mama."