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what is the origin of this word? i find myself saying it more and more with credit to yall!!

pic related. but dont google bollocks less you want some balls

 

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the origin of the word please
Bollocks is a word of Anglo-Saxon origin, meaning "testicles". The word is often used figuratively in British English, as a noun to mean "nonsense", an expletive following a minor accident or misfortune, or an adjective to mean "poor quality" or "useless". Similarly, the common phrases "Bollocks to this!" or "That's a load of old bollocks" generally indicate contempt for a certain task, subject or opinion. Conversely, the word also figures in idiomatic phrases such as "the dog's bollocks" and "top bollock(s)", which usually refer to something which is admired, approved of or well-respected.

Not current in American English

Because the word "bollocks" is not commonly understood in American English, it was used by one of the subjects in the 2004 reality television programme Brat Camp, in which troubled British and American teenagers were sent to an American wilderness reformation camp in the desert of central Oregon. The participants were forbidden (by the camp rules) from swearing, but since the supervisors did not recognize the term "bollocks" as a swear word, one member was able to use it with impunity to relieve his frustration. The programme included a brief segment in which he begged the (British) camera crew not to reveal the meaning of the word to the camp supervisors.

Also, in the American medical drama series ER, British character Neela Rasgotra (played by British actress Parminder Nagra) has frequently used the word, presumably as a way for the writers to sneak an offensive word past censors into mainstream television or to reinforce her being British.

The phrase "bollocks things up" appears in episodes of The Flintstones[7], which are frequently broadcast in the UK as part of BBC children's programming.

wanna know more?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bollocks
 

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Bollocks is a word of Anglo-Saxon origin, meaning "testicles". The word is often used figuratively in British English, as a noun to mean "nonsense", an expletive following a minor accident or misfortune, or an adjective to mean "poor quality" or "useless". Similarly, the common phrases "Bollocks to this!" or "That's a load of old bollocks" generally indicate contempt for a certain task, subject or opinion. Conversely, the word also figures in idiomatic phrases such as "the dog's bollocks" and "top bollock(s)", which usually refer to something which is admired, approved of or well-respected.
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what is the origin of this word? i find myself saying it more and more with credit to yall!!

pic related. but dont google bollocks less you want some balls

i see your form america an you prob dont say it over ther a lot but when i say it ..i would put it in a sentence like this (woman)"do the washing up please love" (me) "thats bollocks i done them last nite its your turn !"
 

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Bollocks is a word of Anglo-Saxon origin, meaning "testicles". The word is often used figuratively in British English, as a noun to mean "nonsense", an expletive following a minor accident or misfortune, or an adjective to mean "poor quality" or "useless". Similarly, the common phrases "Bollocks to this!" or "That's a load of old bollocks" generally indicate contempt for a certain task, subject or opinion. Conversely, the word also figures in idiomatic phrases such as "the dog's bollocks" and "top bollock(s)", which usually refer to something which is admired, approved of or well-respected.

Not current in American English

Because the word "bollocks" is not commonly understood in American English, it was used by one of the subjects in the 2004 reality television programme Brat Camp, in which troubled British and American teenagers were sent to an American wilderness reformation camp in the desert of central Oregon. The participants were forbidden (by the camp rules) from swearing, but since the supervisors did not recognize the term "bollocks" as a swear word, one member was able to use it with impunity to relieve his frustration. The programme included a brief segment in which he begged the (British) camera crew not to reveal the meaning of the word to the camp supervisors.

Also, in the American medical drama series ER, British character Neela Rasgotra (played by British actress Parminder Nagra) has frequently used the word, presumably as a way for the writers to sneak an offensive word past censors into mainstream television or to reinforce her being British.

The phrase "bollocks things up" appears in episodes of The Flintstones[7], which are frequently broadcast in the UK as part of BBC children's programming.

wanna know more?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bollocks

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