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or T and A

Slang. tits and ass.
tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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T and A


1972, short for tits and ass (a phrase attributed to Lenny Bruce), in reference to U.S. mass media; earlier it was medical shorthand for "tonsils and adenoids" (1942).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for t and a



The computer operator who manages a computer bulletin board, a computer display where those with access may get or convey information: People look up to the sysop

[1980s+ Computer; fr system operator]

tall timbers, the

noun phrase

Rural areas; the BOONDOCKS, the RHUBARBS (1920+ Show business)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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