The final tier of academic excess.
B.S. = bullshit
M.S. = more shit
Ph.D. = piled higher and deeper.
I know everything! I have a Ph.D.!
To censor or bar so that the entire world is safe for a 3 year old to walk into at any time; to prohibit all adult activities; to censor with the aim of 'protecting families'.
They got rid of all the adult book stores as part of their plan for the disneyfication of down town.
In U.S. Marine jargon, a comparative indicating that something is worthless. In more polite company, see hill of beans
This equipment isn't worth a rat's ass.
So? I don't give a rat's ass.
Company Wile E. Coyote always ordered his equipment from, usually with disasterous results. Now in use to denote a shoddy, cheap, or inferior product, the use of which will probably lead to certain doom.
We needed a professional welder, but all we had was Doug and his Acme set.
My drums were stolen, so I'm getting by with this Acme set.
The good news is, they finished my x-rays; the bad news is, I think I saw 'Acme' on the side of the machine.
(Squinting at footage of the shuttle blowing up) Wait... I see... a... c... m... e...
Child's euphemism for 'shit'. Up until the late 1990's, about the strongest version of 'shit' you could refer to on network TV (Family Feud, 1970s).
Richard, can I say 'doo doo'?
Phrase borrowed (more or less) from TV's "Wheel of Fortune", indicating disrespect for someone's mental abilities. Since generally the contestants on Wheel aren't exactly Einstein, telling someone to buy a fucking vowel is about equivalent to "Get a clue, moron!"
You think the War on Drugs is working? Buy a fucking vowel!
President Bush wants to help the middle class, eh? Maybe he should buy a fucking vowel with his family fortune.
1. To spray down with machine gun fire.
2. To completely ruin something.
The CO jumped out of the bushes but he got hosed by the VC.
That damn virus hosed my disk drive.