Committing suicide by inhaling methane gas from heating pipes or ovens. A more common suicide method in the earlier 20th century. Also used as a way to tell somebody off.
Aunt Angie was so depressed when she found out about Uncle Charlie cheating on her that she took the gas pipe.
You're really getting on my nerves. Why don't you go take the gas pipe?
a dismissive phrase indicating a person doesn't know what they're talking about.
Full of shit.
to call bullshit.
to drop dead.
Ed: The Irish are the best team in the country.
Ralph: Take the gas pipe Ed. Bama's gonna crush them.