Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jun 9 13:29:44 UTC 2012

Apocryphal owners of the apocryphal Vol. III of HDAS already know that a
"pisscutter" is both an extraordinary person or thing and the overseas (now
"garrison") cap worn by U.S. Marines.

1972 Max Evans _Sam Peckinpah: Master of Violence_ (Vermilion, S.D.: Dakota
Press) 89: I want to tell about my last meeting with Sam where I saw
that rip-ass, pile-driving, piss-cutting, son of a bitch of a film called

GB reveals a couple of earlier exx. from ca1960.

Note too "rip-ass," adj.


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