Bethany K. Dumas dumasb at UTK.EDU
Thu Sep 2 23:27:46 UTC 1999

On Thu, 2 Sep 1999 P2052 at AOL.COM wrote:

>It used to be "That's my bag," which was later shortened to, "My bag."  I
>think that "my bad" is folk pronunciation of this slang expression.

Interesting. Then why is it used only when the speaker is referring to
something at which s/he is bad or which is generally considered wrong,
illegal, etc. (My experience with the word.)


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