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Don't know you are born

Posted by Lotg on October 19, 2004

In Reply to: Don't know you are born posted by ESC on October 19, 2004

: : Where the hell does that come from?? Anyone please its driving me bonkers

: I've heard of someone so dumb he didn't know he was alive.

To expand on ESCs entry, I think the implication is... that if something is so fantastic, or so bad, or whatever (ie. so extreme), that you 'don't know you are born' until you've experienced it. It's just exagerating an emotion. Trying to paint an extreme mental picture.