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Re: Black as sipe (sype sp?)'s ass

Posted by Smokey Stover on March 21, 2007

In Reply to: Black as sipe (sype sp?)'s ass posted by guanyin_kun on March 21, 2007

: Does anyone know the meaning and the origin of "black as sipe (sype sp?)'s ass"

Sipe, or its variant, sype, is a rather rare word, if also an old one. It means water percolating through the soil, or which has so percolated. It usually is pronounced to rhyme with pipe, but as sype-water in the southern U.S. it rhymes with peep.

I have never heard or seen the expression you inquire about.
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