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Where did that phrase come from - Interesting as all get out
Stan St. Clair
Meaning “to an extreme degree,” this saying crept into American English slang in the 19th century, first used differently in “Legends of a Log Cabin,” by Chandler Robbins Gilman, 1835, page 198:

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