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Re: Silly ass

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on March 23, 2008 at 16:54:

In Reply to: Silly ass posted by Emory Titus on March 23, 2008 at 15:03:

: How did the phrase, 'silly ass' originate?

In the idea that the ass, i.e. the donkey,
is a silly animal. Possibly because with those big wonky ears it looks silly, and its bray is a silly (and deafening) noise. (VSD)