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Re: Loose as a goose

Posted by ESC on May 07, 2005

In Reply to: Loose as a goose posted by Ben Clements on May 07, 2005

: Hey guys. Where does "shes as loose as a goose come from?" I think its derogatory?

Goose poo is loose. I am guessing that is the origin of "loose as a goose." I am not sure if the sentence is derogatory. It depends on whether "loose" means relaxed or that her morals are loose.