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  • Shouldn't this be "up and at 'em"? At least that is how I have always heard it.

    May 5, 2008

  • 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

  • I was going to mention Atom Ant, too!

    May 6, 2008

  • Sarra... do you mean the '80s singer? Isn't it Adam Ant? (formerly Adam and the Ants)

    May 6, 2008

  • No, c_b, take a look at 82's link :)

    I am now, however, going to be earwormed for quite a while. Naturally.

    May 6, 2008

  • Ah. So, not the '80s singer. Good, because now "Goody Two Shoes" is stuck in my head. AAAAGH.

    May 6, 2008

  • Chained_bear must be too young to remember Atom Ant, sarra. Ah, ursine youth!

    May 7, 2008