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Re: Poo pooed

Posted by john on March 17, 2010 at 19:47

In Reply to: Poo pooed posted by G S on March 17, 2010 at 17:14:

: Where does the saying "Poo pooed" originate from?

"Pooh" is an interjection used to express contempt, disapproval or dismissal. It likely comes from the sound of puffing something away, sort of like "pshaw". To pooh-pooh something is to reject it with distain. Harrumph!