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La-di-da

Posted by Jeff Duncan on April 24, 2009 at 08:53

Where did the phrase "La Di Da" come from? I always thought it originated in 1887 when a 15yr old English girl named "Lottie Dod" won the Ladies' Singles Championship, becoming the youngest (male or female) Wimbledon champion ever. And from her name the phrase evolved into "La Di Da".

Example: If someone came up to you and told you "Guess what? I just found $20 on the ground!" A persons reply could be "well La Di Da, aren't you special".

  • La-di-da Victoria S Dennis 24/April/09