Posted by Ms. Laurie S. Dell, B.A. on February 14, 2005
In Reply to: Rug cutter posted by ESC on February 13, 2005
But my question is, if you roll up the carpet, how would a dancer "cut" a rug?
Its just an expression not to be taken literally. It was slang that allowed one particular peer group to communicate via slang with other peers.