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Forum: Language 03 December 2012, 10:22 PM
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Reporter Not to me. As I said, my introduction to the term...

Not to me. As I said, my introduction to the term came in the 90s. So, I can see how people would think that. And, of course, several commentors on the OP article mentioned that they had never heard...
Forum: Language 03 December 2012, 09:14 PM
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Posted By BrianB
Ponder Several commentors on the Slate article have...

Several commentors on the Slate article have suggested it might be regional.


I've seen people here use it (http://message.snopes.com/showpost.php?p=1628204&postcount=102). ;)
Brian
Forum: Language 03 December 2012, 08:59 PM
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Posted By BrianB
Dog Where Did the Expression "Welp" Come From?

http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2012/11/30/_welp_slang_term_has_longer_history_than_you_might_think.html

I think the first time I saw it was on Usenet in the 90s. I've never come across anyone...
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