Sunday, May 17, 2009

Is It....

Is it buck naked or butt naked? Just wondering. Never been sure.

6 comments:

  1. I have actually used both, so I am not sure. :) I am the worse person with phrases. Until a year ago, I was saying "play it by year". And that is just one of the many I have discovered that I say wrong. :)

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  2. Hah! That's funny, Sarah. I've always said, "for all intensive purposes" instead of "for all intents and purposes."

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  3. The American Heritage Dictionary proposes the original phrase was actually "butt naked." The phrase was then cleaned up to "buck naked" so it could be used in polite company.

    So I guess it depends on whether you feel like being polite or not.

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  4. I've always used buck, too, but I tend to screw these kinds of things up.

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