Up your butt and around the corner

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Up your butt and around the corner

Post by Archived Topic » Thu Oct 14, 2004 10:05 am

What is the origin of the children's phrase "Up your butt and around the corner" and what does "around the corner" refer to?
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Post by Archived Reply » Thu Oct 14, 2004 10:20 am

I forgot to add to the above discussion that my name is Tony and I am from Pittsburgh, PA. This phrase my be regional and it also might have originated in the late 80's or early 90's as my twenty-something friends from Pittsburgh have heard of it. Any ideas?
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Post by Archived Reply » Thu Oct 14, 2004 10:34 am

.. as an opening salvo I am wondering if this is a spiced up version of a more genteel older phrase .. when I was a just a boy and would ask the interminable, "Where is" question of my Daddy he would reply, "It's/they're/she's/your mother's up the street and round the corner." .. this would serve to be a reminder to either mind my own business, go and look for it myself or the fact my Father did not know .. the relevant meaning being given by intonation, inflection and/or body language .. over to you Ken .. *smile* ..
Wizard of Oz, Australia. 25/11/03
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Post by Archived Reply » Thu Oct 14, 2004 10:49 am

I'm pretty sure I made the phrase "up your butt and around the corner." I started saying it a few weeks ago and it caught on quick. Oh yeah, and another thing, it is not just a childrens saying, I'm 23 years old.
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