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reesetee commented on the word up and adam
Chained_bear must be too young to remember Atom Ant, sarra. Ah, ursine youth!
May 7, 2008
chained_bear commented on the word up and adam
Ah. So, not the '80s singer. Good, because now "Goody Two Shoes" is stuck in my head. AAAAGH.
May 6, 2008
sarra commented on the word up and adam
No, c_b, take a look at 82's link :)I am now, however, going to be earwormed for quite a while. Naturally.
Sarra... do you mean the '80s singer? Isn't it Adam Ant? (formerly Adam and the Ants)
I was going to mention Atom Ant, too!
82times commented on the word up and adam
agreed with rolig here. I'd use at 'em rather than adam.Ha--interesting thread popped up when I searched the web for "up and adam" as a phrase:http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/19/messages/169.html
May 5, 2008
rolig commented on the word up and adam
Shouldn't this be "up and at 'em"? At least that is how I have always heard it.
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