From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Mon Sep 24 2001 - 13:04:36 MDT

Spike Jones wrote:
> "Michael M. Butler" wrote:
> > I will not tolerate the corruption of all I hold dear. MMB
> >
> > PS: I knew all that Boy Scout upbringing would be good for something someday. :) Fuckin' A.
> 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?

"Fucking Affirmative" - the utmost sort of verification of truth. Saying
it quickly, firmly, and abbreviated as above does serve as a slight
testosterone boost.... ;)

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