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piss and vinegar

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  • 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

  • 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