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None of your B I Business - A Guess

Posted by ESC on October 13, 2003

In Reply to: None of your B I Business - A Guess posted by TheFallen on October 12, 2003

: : As children growing up in NY we used the phrase "none of your B I business". Does anyone know what the B I stood for?

: A pure guess, but I wonder if it stood for anything at all? I've not heard the phrase before, but my instant reaction was to suppose that it was some sort of intensifier, deliberately (mis-)spelling out the first two letters of "business".

I've looked in a regional slang and a youth slang reference and haven't had any luck so far.