Posted by ESC on May 25, 2006
In Reply to: Re: Smack me on the ass and call me judy posted by ESC on May 25, 2006
: : : Origin of the phrase: smack me on the ass and call me judy
: : I don't know the origin of the phrase, but I think I know the origin of its current popularity. A lot of people have watched the TV series, "Friends." And a lot of people have asked what the line means.
: : Friends Episode 1.15
: : Steve: Well, smack my ass and call me Judy! These are fantastic! Monica: Oh, gosh, I'm so glad you liked them! Steve: Like 'em? ...
: : www.friends-tv.org/zz115.html
: : I suppose it might equate to "Well, I'll be gosh-durned," or perhaps, "Well I'll be a sonofabitch," in some other context. It comes from somewhere, for sure, but I've no idea where. It seems preposterous to think of what Punch might do to Judy, but nothing else comes to mind. SS
: WELL, SLAP MY A** AND CALL ME JUDY -- Steve (Jon Lovitz) on "Friends," the television show. http://www.good-friends.net/quotes/ Accessed June 27, 2004.
: I am thinking it is a sexual, "whose your daddy" kind of thing.
And it reminds me of: Throw me down and make me write bad checks! (Frank, a designer on "Trading Spaces," a home decorating show.)