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Joe L. Ogan

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What does the expression, "Bite Me" really mean?
« on: 22/06/2010 23:41:47 »
What does the expression, "Bite Me" really mean?  This is a term that was used in the General McCrystal conversation.  I can imagine several meanings but have been unable to find an exact definition of the meaning.  Perhaps some of you more sophisticated people can explain it to me?  Thanks for comments.  Joe L. Ogan

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« Reply #1 on: 23/06/2010 16:29:43 »
Thanks Joe - I've not come across the thing you're talking about before - can you tell me more please?

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« Reply #2 on: 23/06/2010 16:40:56 »
Hi, Chris.  Well, it is some sort of a derogating expression but I do not know just exactly what it means.  I can conjecture that it means something like "Go to hell" or "Up yours" or something like that but have not got anyone to tell me just what it means.  I thought someone in the forum might know but they are either reluctant to say what it means or they do not know.  Thanks for comments.  Joe L. Ogan

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What does the expression, "Bite Me" really mean?
« Reply #3 on: 23/06/2010 18:54:17 »
Vampire related?

MOD: subject not really genSci is it?

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« Reply #4 on: 23/06/2010 20:56:07 »
I've heard gay men use this a lot. It is more of an American thing but I would guess it means "Do what you want with me. I don't care."

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« Reply #5 on: 23/06/2010 22:45:36 »
That's so, like, whatever.

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What does the expression, "Bite Me" really mean?
« Reply #6 on: 24/06/2010 00:50:38 »
I think it's a short way of saying something along the lines of;

"I don't care what you think of what I did. What are you going to do about it? Bite me?"

I suppose it's another way of saying, "Frankly, I don't give a damn."


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« Reply #7 on: 24/06/2010 05:18:19 »
When someone makes a nasty remark to you or kinda sideways at you.. you would turn around and snarl....or rahrrrrr like a cat or say "Just bite me....(why don't ya) another words, you are calling to their attention that they are behaving like a backbiting brat.. just so they are aware that you heard their remark or acknowledging it...lol that you are aware of the personal attack but are letting it roll of your back.... a form of sarcasm to their remark...

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« Reply #8 on: 24/06/2010 07:04:50 »
Well duh!?

Like, you didn't have to move this to "just chat" didya? Don't like my style eh? Bite me!!

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« Reply #9 on: 24/06/2010 15:56:43 »
The full expletive used where I come from cannot be posted on a family-friendly web site.

"Bite me" is a contraction of "mite my a.. (or d...)"

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« Reply #10 on: 24/06/2010 17:23:34 »
Of course, it could also be techno-slang for increasing memory size, as in;

"My PC is slower than a slug. It needs a memory upgrade. Bite me, please!"

 

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