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Old 09-03-2009, 11:30 AM
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Originally Posted by The Great Philosopher View Post
I don't know the origin, but I know it's used even in fairly formal contexts - I've seen the term used on news channels and political websites. So even if the origin is vulgar it can't be a vulgar phrase nowadays...
TV news and US political commentary has been pretty vulgar for a long time.