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"damn straight"

Posted by Smokey Stover on April 21, 2006

In Reply to: "Damn straight" posted by Bob on April 20, 2006

: : Anybody know the etymology of "damn straight"?

: Nothing mysterious. Straight = correct. Damn is an intensifier, like "very." Emphatically right.

Yes, emphatically right. Like damn right! Or sometimes damned right! SS