From: Doug Jones (
Date: Fri Sep 21 2001 - 20:02:16 MDT

Spike Jones wrote:
> PPS/tangent on a tangent: I have heard the term fuckin A since I was
> a young man, and have never understood what it means or where it
> came from. It must have a very odd etymology. Any ideas? The
> way it is used is to mean, "indeed, correct, verily", etc. Is there an
> early reference in literature? spike

It's army creole, I grew up with it. Tom Wolfe mentioned the term in
"The Right Stuff".

Doug Jones, Rocket Plumber

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