In Reply to: was born ready posted by Dave on July 01, 2010 at 18:15:
: The phrase "I was born ready" was used in the movie "Big Trouble in Little China" . That is the first I can recall hearing that phrase. Was it coined there or does it have a previous history?
I'm 99.9 percent sure it was used before the 80s. Has a 50s sound to me.