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Re: Pain in the blank

Posted by Smokey Stover on June 02, 2006

In Reply to: Re: Pain in the blank posted by RRC on June 01, 2006

: : Pain in the sitter
: : Hello all,
: : I would like to know the meaning of this british phrase. Anyone care to enlight me ?
: : Thx,
: : Jamie

: It's the same as PITA. Sitter = what you sit with; aka bum, kiester, buttocks, bottom, derriere, gluteus maximus, ...

It's a minor point, but none of the dictionaries at my disposal allowed me to look up "kiester." They all insisted on "keister," prounounced kiester. It originally meant a suitcase or sachel, sometimes a sample case. SS