June 15, 2007

son of a gun

Posted in slangs at 4:49 pm by Feng

son of a gun — a rascal; a scamp [answers]

On ‘Frasier’, Frasier meets Roz’s family, pretending to be her boyfriend, Roger. The family are delighted to meet “Roger” finally. One of Roz’s relatives greets Frasier: “Hey you, son of a gun.” In some dictionaries, the phrase “son of a gun” is defined as a euphemism for “son of a bitch” (see here). So don’t over use it 😉

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