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john commented on the word piss and vinegar
According to phrases.org.uk (which I learned of here), first used by Steinbeck in "The Grapes of Wrath":
Grampa walked up and slapped Tom on the chest, and his eyes grinned with affection and pride. "How are ya, Tommy?"
"O.K.," said Tom. "How ya keepin' yaself?"
"Full a piss an' vinegar," said Grampa.
December 8, 2006
chained_bear commented on the word piss and vinegar
Also used in the immortal epic, "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves." *hums theme*
Edit: Sorry, that was piss and wind. My bad. *still humming theme*
August 27, 2008
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