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Phrase meaning and origin

Posted by Barney on March 03, 2000

In Reply to: Phrase meaning and origin posted by Julia on March 03, 2000

: Is the phrase "what's the big hairy deal" a profane phrase? What is it's origin?

Wherever did you come across that phrase; I've never heard of it. I doubt it's profane, most likely school yard descriptive.