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Re: For crying in the mud

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on November 18, 2010 at 08:47

In Reply to: Re: For crying in the mud posted by ESC on November 17, 2010 at 23:27:

: : Anyone ever hear/know the origin of the exclamatory phrase: "Anyone ever hear/know the origin of the exclamatory phrase: "For crying in the mud!"

: I've heard, "Oh, for the love of mud." Not sure about the above phrase. Sounds like Bugs Bunny to me.

I've not heard it before, but is it just a jocular variant of "For crying out loud"? (VSD)