An expression first coined in the 1983 movie "Risky Business" when supporting character Miles (played by Curtis Armstrong) tells the main character Joel (played by Tom Cruise) "Every now and then, say 'What the fuck.'" meaning throw caution to the wind and take a chance. This form is rarely used today, overtaken by the more prevalant meaning of surprise, disbelief or confusion.
Miles: Joel, let me tell you something. Every now and then, say "What the fuck." "What the fuck" gives you freedom. Freedom brings opportunity, opportunity makes your future...
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