Where does the phrase up and away come from?

Where does the saying Up Up and Away come from?

The phrase originated in a Mom ‘n Pop comic strip written by Loren Taylor in 1924 in which Pop’s stock investment “was about to go up as fast as a lead balloon.” It entered the popular lexicon after World War II and was used to describe anything destined to fail.

What is the meaning of Up and Away?

1. Up into the air and away in flight. Sorry for the delay, folks. We’re just waiting for air traffic control to give us clearance for takeoff, then we’ll be up and away.

What is the saying up and Adam?

phr. to get up and go at people or things; to get active and get busy. (Adam is a [purposeful] misunderstanding of at ’em.) Up and Adam!

Is it up and Adam or up and at them?

To clear up the confusion, “up and at ’em” is the proper form, as in “up and at them.” The colloquial idiom means, in essence, “it’s time to get moving.” It has nothing to do with Adam’s existence in or out of Eden, and it has nothing to do with quantum physics.

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When did Superman first say Up Up and Away?

This was the first One Year Later Superman story.

Superman: Up, Up and Away!

“Up, Up, and Away!”
Publication date May – August 2006
Genre Superhero Crossover
Title(s) Action Comics #837-840 Superman #650-653
Main character(s) Superman/Clark Kent Lois Lane Supergirl/Kara Zor-El Lex Luthor

Who used to say Up Up and Away?

“Great Caesar’s ghost!” But “up, up and away” (I THINK) was being used in Superman (super hero) cartoons, later. Probably in the 60s or 70s. There MAY be a link between the song and the “Superman” slogan!

What do you mean by back and forth across the pool?

back and forth across the pool – to swim across the swimming pool from one side to the other.

What plodded means?

to walk heavily or move laboriously; trudge: to plod under the weight of a burden. to proceed in a tediously slow manner: The play just plodded along in the second act. to work with constant and monotonous perseverance; drudge.

What does ankle deep meaning?

: of depth sufficient to reach the ankles a street ankle-deep in mud.

What does the saying up and at em mean?

Get going, get busy, as in Up and at ’em—there’s a lot of work to be done. This colloquial idiom, often uttered as a command, uses at ’em (for “at them”) in the general sense of tackling a project, and not in reference to specific persons.

What does em mean in text?

“Them (often ‘EM)” is the most common definition for EM on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok. EM. Definition: Them (often ‘EM)

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Who is Adam from up and Adam?

Welcome to Up and Adam with your host Adam Von Rothfelder, Founder and CEO of Strong Coffee Company. This show will not only fill your heart but also impact your outlook on life, entrepreneurship, health and wellness, and so much more!