nothing to brag home about

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Mar 25 17:49:10 UTC 2012

That's nut'n! Wait until you see, "Nothing to *blog* home about"!


On 3/25/2012 1:15 PM, Arnold Zwicky wrote:
> On Mar 25, 2012, at 10:09 AM, Michael Sheehan wrote:
>> Candy Crowley used "nothing to brag home about" when interviewing
>> someone this morning. It sounds strange to my ears, something like a
>> hybrid of "look what the cat dragged home" and "nothing to brag
>> about." It's the word<home>  that seems out of place.
> surely a blend of "nothing to brag about" and "nothing to write home about".
>> Imagine my
>> surprise when I found out that it produces 45,000 hits on Google.
> arnold

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