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Life's a bitch and then you die.

Discussion in 'English Only' started by reachb4, Oct 5, 2006.

  1. reachb4 New Member

    English
    What's the meaning of 'life's a bitch and then u die'?



    Regards,
    John.
     
  2. . 1 Senior Member

    Ferntree Gully
    Australian Australia
    This is a pessimistic view of life as a struggle right up to the point of death and then you die.

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  3. Nunty

    Nunty Modified

    Jerusalem
    Hebrew-US English (bilingual)
    I agree with the Lord of the Commas. "Bitch" is a somewhat coarse slang word that means a something that is difficult, a struggle, very unpleasant, hard to succeed at, complicated... It can be applied to a specific problem or to a situation.
     
  4. maxiogee Senior Member

    imithe
    Thomas Hobbes said life is "solitary, poor, nasty brutish and short" - this is just a modern rewording of that.

    I prefer "Life's a beach and then you die!", :warn: although I have heard "life's a bitch and then you marry one!"
     

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