Dating in the 1970s
It's like pig latin, really fun, you should try it out.'like'I do believe the term 'like' was used in the 70s by Americans and has been used ever since. Since they wore the standard uniform with the "Smokey the Bear" hats, Dad started talking about them on his radio as "Smokey Bears" or, as it was quickly shortened to, "Smokies",a "smokey" or "Bear(s)".
Or perhaps the guitar was even assembled by various parts picked up over the years and is being passed off as "All original".Also: "Phony Baloney" which then became: "Baloney" which is an active form, used to instantly dismiss the phony person or utterance. The phrase is used in various ways usually by teeneagers and 20 somethings who automatically, subcociuously add a toutch of 'trendiness' to thier sentances. I remember getting flack from people we visited out east, in Boston, during the bicentenial when I used it that way. Orginated during the period when Audi 5000s were experience sudden and unexpected excellerations.'cheese-eater'I'm pretty sure the definition you list for a brown-noser - "cheesier" - is in fact supposed to be "cheese-eater." I've heard cheese-eater used numerous times as a synonym for a suck-up, but never cheesier. The most common questions I remember asking are; "ya wanna go with? Bear or Smokey Thought you might be interested to know that my dad, Al Corban, who is 87 years old and was a long-time trucker and driver says he originated the term "smokey" and by the same action originated the term "bear".Dating is not necessary to demonstrate that evolution is a fact.Chronological sequence is all that is really required.