"Blow me up"

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Mon Feb 4 08:30:32 UTC 2013

On Feb 3, 2013, at 11:42 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 12:51 AM, Tyler Schnoebelen <tylers at stanford.edu> wrote:
>> blow me up
> "blow smoke up my ass"

FWIW, my dad said my grandfather claimed to have invented the expression "blow grass up someone's ass." I think he passed away in 1971.

I don't think I've ever heard it outside of that story. Google yields no hits.

Benjamin Barrett
Seattle, WA

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