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Buck up

Posted by Clint Beasley on March 24, 2006

My lovely wife (from Portland, Maine) sometimes uses the phrase 'buck up' and I think the meaning is similar to 'suck it up' or just to deal with the issue. We have run into at least one other person (from Iowa) who instantly recognized this phrase and said his dad used this phrase with him as a young man. I have not found any reference to this phrase on your web page or others yet. Thanks,

Clint Beasley