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Old 09-03-2009, 07:50 PM
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Originally Posted by samclem View Post
What you hear nowdays doesn't always mean that's where it started or meant when it started.

Case in point, the "that sucks" you hear today probably started/came from "sucks to be you" from the turn of the Century. Probably not sexual at all.
No kidding? That completely surprises me. But that seems to be predicated on "sucks" having some negative meaning at the Turn of the Century. Was "sucks" used in other contexts then (other than sucking on candy or nipples or whatever)?