Strange Charmed Life Reaction and bad language

Bill Edminster bedminst at mc.net
Sun Apr 8 23:30:36 EDT 2001


  I was acquainted with the phrase as a college student in the 70s.  I had no
reason to think it was not American in origin.

> >
> > Sally Odgers wrote:
> > > In Aus we say loo/toilet or sh*thouse (vulgar).
>
> Does the saying "built like a brick sh*thouse" exist outside the British
> Isles? (I once heard a v. well spoken lady on the radio saying something
> about being built like a brick outhouse, which amused me somewhat)
> Ania
>
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