New phrase to me

Posted by Masakim on October 15, 2001

In Reply to: New phrase to me posted by mattyc on October 15, 2001

: Has anyone heard "hung the moon." from the song "two dozen roses" it goes.... "If I really coulda hung the moon, would it change your mind?"

: Thanks,
: Matt

hang the moon, to phr [20C] (US) to be very important: thus _think one hung the moon_, to think very highly of oneself. [only someone very important, e.g. God, could have _hung the moon_ in the sky]
From Cassell's Dictionary of Slang by Jonathon Green