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Don't be such a pill

Posted by Pillsbury Dough Boy on November 19, 2003

In Reply to: Don't be such a pill posted by Mike P. on November 19, 2003

: Where did "Don't be such a pill," or the use of "pill" to describe something lame, come from?

My guess... it comes from the phrase "Take a chill pill." which means "relax" or "don't get excited".