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Re: OT : another language item



On Sun, 2009-02-15 at 09:05 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> Beartooth wrote:
> > 	It has been getting common lately for posters here to write "easy 
> > peasy" instead of simply "easy." It's one more instance of a common 
> > phenomenon, of course, but I do wonder one thing : do all those who use 
> > it have a common source (as for instance xkcd) -- or are they just 
> > picking it up from one another?
> >
> >   
> Quite an old phrase, as I understand it.  May have origins in the UK. 
> Not definitive evidence of this...but the easypeasy.com domain is
> registered in the UK.  Several other domains with "easypeasy" in them
> are UK based.

It's also often written easy-peasy. I'd say it's similar in meaning to
"easy as pie", though less common.

poc


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