[Ads-l] sick and tired of being sick and tired (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill CIV (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Thu Jun 9 16:52:11 UTC 2016


Civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer used the subject phrase in a speech in 1964, and it is often credited to her.

Connellsville PA _Daily Courier_ 13 Aug 1945 p 1 col 5
""I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired," one reporter mumbled as he shifted his position  and went back to sleep."

This could probably be antedated.

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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