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Old January 4 2013, 05:00 AM   #354
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Re: Sayings that you hate now

The Badger wrote: View Post
So it's meant to be said sarcastically, eh? That at least provides a modicum of sense. Thanks scotpens.
The linked article also points out that "I could care less" may have started in unconscious imitation of Yiddish-inflected phrasing, e.g. "I should be so lucky."

Funny, Kylie Minogue doesn't look Jewish!

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