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  • The Yeti !
    ... was a hip ... portion ... makes the ... death. ... I think its simpler than this. In the UK, saying something is pants is just the same as something is
    Message 1 of 5 , May 11, 2003
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      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, "dianejoy@e..." <dianejoy@e...>
      wrote:
      >
      > In a message dated 5/7/2003 9:49:12 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
      > purpleom@b... writes:
      >
      > > but sadly it was pants.
      >
      > << Was I out of the room when it was decided that "it was pants"
      was a hip
      > new phrase? What does this mean? >>
      >
      > OK, I'll bite. I think it refers to the child game of replacing a
      portion
      > of a title or ending a sentence with the word "pants"---which
      makes the
      > sentence funny, or at least mildly amusing. An example:
      >
      > Original title: Gone with the Wind becomes "Gone with the Pants."
      > Original quote: Patrick Henry said "Give me liberty or give me
      death."
      > becomes "Patrick Henry said 'Give me liberty or give me pants.'"
      >
      > It only works in certain kinds of sentences.
      >
      > Oh, never mind! ---djb
      >

      I think its simpler than this. In the UK, saying something is pants
      is just the same as something is crap or bollocks.

      Yeti.
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