1. Originated in Oakland in the mid-70s.
2. Original pronunciation of "hella".
3. Was funny because it confused people.
4. First used in a movie: E.T. (1982). Boy looks in fridge and mumbles to himself, "nothin' but hella shit in here."
5. Kids began to say "heck of" to keep from getting in trouble w/ parents.
6. Phrase was never "hell of a."
"It's hell of bad"
"That's hell of jive"
by DontCallItYayArea August 07, 2006
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I have no practical use for the Finnish language, but I'm studying it for the hell of it.
by Ian Maxwell December 13, 2002
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A yellow bus carries me there every morning Monday through Friday.
Oh, no, here comes that bright yellow bus to take us to Hell!!!!!!
by Jesus Himself June 02, 2005
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Where we are dining tonight.
Guy: "Hey guys, I forgot where we're dining tonight!"
King Leonidas: "TONIGHT WE DINE IN HELL!!!"
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an expression used to reject an idea,

sometimes used angrily as a response; to reject someone else's idea

sometimes used calmly, as a conclusion, expressing that although something has been given much thought and consideration, or is important, the thinker does not care anymore; to reject one's own idea
person 1: hey lets all go to that party and get drunk tonight!
person 2: to hell with that! i have finals in the morning!

or

person 1: hey lets all go to that party and get drunk tonight!
person: well, i have my final exams tomorrow morning and i really should be studying and not going out, but to hell with that! wheres the party at?
by omocodttn January 14, 2012
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