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Posted: 13 March 2012 04:08 AM   [ Ignore ]
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"You said it” meaning “I concur”.

How old is this? For some reason I can image Dean Martin saying it in the 1950s.

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Posted: 13 March 2012 04:24 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I can imagine seeing it in an early 20th century comic strip.  Is that a significant antedate?

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Posted: 13 March 2012 06:18 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Well, touche…

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Posted: 13 March 2012 01:59 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Should I have used a winky? ;)

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Posted: 13 March 2012 06:04 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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The OED has it from 1919, and that first entry is from Jargon Book by C.H. Darling, evidently a compilation of slang, etc., so it was widespread enough at that time to have come to the notice of the compiler.

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