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yost

noun

  • masculine cold climate variant of thy/you formal masculine form of yust

    Last edited on Jul 01 2024. Submitted by Anonymous on Jul 01 2024.

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you all

  • Semi-derogatory word for American tourists. People in the USA are not U-alls, they only become U-alls when they come to Canada to tour. Origin: the American tendency to shorten you all to y'all.
    I've got some U-alls visiting this week.

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Dan M. from Saskatoon, SK, Canada on Aug 20 2002.

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you betcha

  • yes.

    Last edited on Nov 29 2001. Submitted by Kevin H. from Cedar Rapids, IA, USA on Nov 29 2001.

  • yes. Popularized/revived by the movie Fargo. Also you bet, you bet your life, you bet your boots.

    Last edited on May 28 2002. Submitted by Alan from Marina del Rey, CA, USA on May 28 2002.

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Youc

other

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you can't beat that with a bat.

  • A response to something that is a good deal.
    Person A: Hey if you go to this website you can get 2 books for free, no strings attached!

    Person B: Really? Man! You can't beat that with a bat!

    Last edited on May 17 2011. Submitted by Sherry N. from Bryan, TX, USA on Dec 15 2001.

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You have to be bigger than the job.

expression

  • senior leaders in tough positions; must be stronger, better and more a leader than their job requires. Compare to "rise above all".
    The senator was unconcerned about personal insults, because he knew that you have to be bigger than your job.

    Last edited on Mar 07 2018. Submitted by Dr. P.D. Fisher on Sep 15 2017.

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you know

interjection

  • an enthusiastic agreement. The "know" is pronounced loudly.
    Man: Girl you got it goin' on don't ya?

    Girl: You know!

    Last edited on Jul 15 2011. Submitted by Rogue from CA, USA on May 10 1998.

  • a speech filler, much like "umm", but only used when speaking to someone else.
                                                                                                                                             

                                 

                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                      

    Citation from "Start, See What Happens", The Booth at the End, Season 1 Episode 1 (2010) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 15 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 15 2011.

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