Your big-boy pants

paul johnson paulzjoh at MTNHOME.COM
Fri Jun 13 13:47:18 UTC 2014

I've been hearing "big girl panties" used that way for a minimum of 10
On 6/13/2014 7:32 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> Philip Mudd, ex-CIA analyst, on CNN re Bergdahl:
> "As I said in the past, you gotta strap your big-boy pants on, 'cause there
> ain't no good decisions!"
> SWAG: suggested by the checked pants of the Big Boy Restaurant Big Boy.
> And "You're a big boy now."
> 271,000 raw hits for "your big boy pants on."
> JL
> --
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
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It isn't premarital sex if you have no intention of getting married.

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