Harvey Newstrom wrote:
> "Michael S. Lorrey" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > English tip of the day:
> > Hey Max, the word is 'buttloads', not buckloads, as in,"I just dumped a
> > big fat buttload of cash into toilet company stock."
> "Buckloads" makes sense with money, to me anyway. I have always assumed
> that "buttloads" was a derivative of "boatloads", meaning massive amounts of
> cargo. Any idea where this word really comes from?
Yeah, from: "I'm so rich that I just squatted and crapped out a buttload
The exchange rate for a 'buttload' of money is essentially 1 buttload =
However, I suppose you could also say "bucketloads" if you desire to be
less crass... ;)
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