"Biting the big one"

Bill Le May blemay0 at MCHSI.COM
Thu Oct 9 02:37:23 UTC 2008

Green weenie sounds familiar to me, and the urban dictionary mentions it,
although it is in conjunction with a different orifice :


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> From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf
> Of Wilson Gray
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> "Bit the green shiboda": interesting! Unfortunately, I can't say for
> certain, anymore, whether I ever heard, "bit(e) the green wienie." Did
> I ever hear it? Or does it merely seem that I heard it, because
> Waits's phrase is so close to it?
> No, I can't recall any catchphrase referencing "the green wienie,"
> only the phrase itself. That bites the big one, to coin a phrase.
> -Wilson

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