Where did the phrase bust your hump originate?
This has to do with a stranded Arab with a camel who lost his ability to walk. To survive the arid heat, he had to "bust the hump" (a very difficult task) of the camel to get nutrition and hydration.
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According to DigitalHistory (http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu), "California or Bust" was the first phase to use "...or bust!". Pioneers heading west put this on their front ga…tes or front doors of their properties when they suddenly left for a better life in the western US.
1996 Summer Olympics when Kerri Strug was preparing to do a vault with a broken ankle, the camera flashed to her coach, Bela Karolyi shouting "You can do it!" With a Russian a…ccent. It was parodied shortly thereafter by numerous Adam Sandler films, most recognizably Rob Sneider's line in "The Water Boy".
People who used the phrase "Pike's Peak or Bust!" where members ofa gay/lesbian suicide cult, Pike's Peak refered to the mountianthat the cult jumped to their death from on Ju…ly 23rd, 1893.
on their backs
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Convicts who claim another man for his "own" would have the man wear his pants low for easy access and to let the other cons know that he was his. Hence the term "bust a sag…".
its when your about to ejaculate and you shoot out a HUGE load of seamen. to resolve this you should masturbate.
"Sweeps the nation" comes from the first PacMac game in the early 60s. In the game, PacMan is seen to use a broom and dustpan to get rid of the killer ghosts. Once the ghosts …were dispatched, PacMan would move on to sweep up other areas of the game. When the entire nation had been swept, the game would end. Thus "sweep the nation" came to mean anything that effectively covered the entire nation in a small amount of time. (A full game only lasted a few minutes.)
I was told that the phrase originated with the famous jazz player Charlie Parker. Whose drug and alcohol addiction had caused massive damage to his internal organs, including …severe stomach ulcers. Supposedly he laughed at something so hard it caused his ulcers to rupture and perforate his stomach lining which lead in turn to his heart attack and death. Giving origin to the term Bust a Gut.
It is from the cloth industry, where a small flaw was seen in the manufacturing process of fabric, a string was inserted so the flaw could be easily identified. If 'no strings… attached' the cloth was perfect.
In the Biblical story of Job, he was subjected to many bad things for many years, but never lost his faith in God.
this means to be called to help or called to service in the area or gifts of help.
It means working your tail off ... OK that did not help ... So to answer your question ... It refers to a Camel ... a Camel stores there water in the hump the more the camel h…as to work... By traveling with cargo on it's back or with a person ... The Camel has to drink more of it water from it receive ...That being from it's hump... Making it's hump get smaller and smaller ... So because there is not water left you get busting ...as if a bottle had bust ...
In Idioms, Cliches, and Slang
A guy had bust the hump open on a camel to survive the heat.
Came about in the 30's. Many heading west had signs Ca "or bust" on their jalopies. Since many were down to their last few dollars,many feel bust was slang for "go broke" some… others concluded it meant "or bust our guts trying".
In Word and Phrase Origins
Please refer to the song "my humps- black eyed peas"
My Hump's was written by the Black Eyed Peas group member will.i.am. It was reviewed extremely negatively because of it's repetitively sexual lyrics.