Author Topic: Forum maintenance 07.01.2017  (Read 918 times)

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Re: Forum maintenance 07.01.2017
« Reply #15 on: January 09, 2017, 02:32:38 PM »
I always thought instead of saying "A for effort" it should go "A for Assed." :notsure:
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Re: Forum maintenance 07.01.2017
« Reply #16 on: January 09, 2017, 02:35:36 PM »
Means without much effort. If it relates to "can't be arsed," then I suppose it's worse than fully-assed. If not, I'm not sure.

Interesting, here "half-arsed" usually means "did not try very hard" or "could have done better", as in "a half-arsed effort".

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half-arsed
adjectiveinformal
done with little effort or care; incompetent or inadequate.
"a half-arsed attempt to rectify the problem"

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I may have read your words as meaning "easily done", O Asmo.
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Re: Forum maintenance 07.01.2017
« Reply #17 on: January 09, 2017, 05:06:06 PM »
Maybe it references a time when a plumber would come to your apartment and do low quality work while showing half his ass. So then the two were forever associated with each other.
But, uh...well there it is.


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Re: Forum maintenance 07.01.2017
« Reply #18 on: January 10, 2017, 02:17:39 AM »
I may have read your words as meaning "easily done", O Asmo.
A typical case of misunderstanding due to ambiguity.  ;)
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Re: Forum maintenance 07.01.2017
« Reply #19 on: January 10, 2017, 03:15:29 AM »
Maybe it references a time when a plumber would come to your apartment and do low quality work while showing half his ass. So then the two were forever associated with each other.

I like that!

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Re: Forum maintenance 07.01.2017
« Reply #20 on: January 11, 2017, 11:00:08 AM »
Maybe it references a time when a plumber would come to your apartment and do low quality work while showing half his ass. So then the two were forever associated with each other.

I like that!

 :thumbsup:

 :thumbsup: I'm pretty good at origin stories for words, even if they aren't correct.
But, uh...well there it is.