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Discussion: Artificial Intelligence

in: Guisborough1; Guisborough1 > 2023-04-04

Apr 5, 2023 12:04 AM # 
Spike:
The phrase "that's pants" is a British slang term that means "that's bad" or "that's not good." It is often used to express disappointment or frustration. The phrase is thought to have originated in the early 20th century, and it is still commonly used today.

Here are some examples of how the phrase might be used:

"I can't believe I missed the bus. That's pants."
"I got a C on my test. That's pants."
"The food at this restaurant is terrible. That's pants."

The phrase "that's pants" is considered to be informal slang, so it is not typically used in formal writing or conversation. However, it is a common and well-known phrase in British English, so it is likely that you will hear it if you spend time in the United Kingdom.
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Apr 5, 2023 12:29 AM # 
Guisborough1:
If I got a C in England, that definitely wouldn't be pants. That'd be the dog's bollocks! Everything's on a bell curve.And I'm pretty happy being average.
Apr 5, 2023 1:15 AM # 
Spike:
The phrase is thought to have originated in the early 20th century, and its exact origins are unknown. However, it is believed to be a variation of the phrase "the cat's whiskers," which also means "the best."

The phrase "the dogs bollocks" is often used to describe something that is particularly good or impressive. For example, you might say that a new car is "the dogs bollocks" if you think it is very stylish or well-made. You might also use the phrase to describe a particularly enjoyable experience, such as a great meal or a night out with friends.

While the phrase "the dogs bollocks" is generally considered to be vulgar, it is not considered to be as offensive as some other swear words. As such, it is sometimes used in mixed company, although it is always best to err on the side of caution and avoid using it around people who might be offended.
Apr 5, 2023 2:08 AM # 
Guisborough1:
Hahaha. I think the company I keep that passes. It's like I've got Lasso's assistant. I found his explanation of "diarrhoea" highly educational. (And apt for this week).

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