[Ads-l] pinch a loaf (UNCLASSIFIED)

Benjamin Barrett mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 3 19:10:25 UTC 2016


That’s a great find! The link didn’t work for me, but I found it at the following URL:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAJIDBtb8Wk <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAJIDBtb8Wk>

Irrera seems to be saying that the expression is in common circulation.

Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA

> On 3 Mar 2016, at 10:47, Mullins, Bill CIV (US) <william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL> wrote:
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> CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED
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> Here:
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> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DvAJIDBtb8Wk
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> is comedian Dom Irrera using the phrase in a 1987 Rodney Dangerfield comedy=
> special (at approx. 0:39)
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> HDAS, s.v. loaf.  From 1991.
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> --Charlie
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> I see this on Wiktionary (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/pinch_a_loaf ) but=
> not on the Oxford Dictionary site. No idea how long it's been around, but =
> it's not new.
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> Benjamin Barrett
> Formerly of Seattle, WA=3D3D


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