Fun with phrases

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Tue Nov 15 18:33:53 UTC 2011

On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 12:35 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> Numerous other exx. of most of these phrases, and some others that are
> similar ("You'' laugh! You'll cry! You'll love it!" is quite popoular)
> right into the 21st C.

Also, "I laughed, I cried, it became a part of me," which became a
sarcastic catchphrase in the late '80s.


Ben Zimmer

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