Bethany K. Dumas dumasb at UTK.EDU
Fri Sep 3 10:54:48 UTC 1999

On Fri, 3 Sep 1999, Joe Laubach II wrote:

>Being an 18 year old from New Orleans, LA, I can tell you that "my bad" has
>been around as long as I can remember.  I have no clue what the etymology
>is, but it does mean something along the lines of "my fault".  I've had
>teachers in High School say it, it's fairly common.

My recolletion is that the usage began in the late 70s or ealy 80s --
that would include your 18 years, right?


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