Date: Tue, 4 Nov 1997 09:57:05 -0500
From: ALICE FABER faber[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Subject: Re: "so do me something"
Beth Simon asked:
| Is anyone familiar with the phrase, "So do me something" used
| as a retort? Know anything about the origin?
Yes..it sounds familiar. And when I read it, I "hear" it with a Yiddish
accent, so perhaps it's a calque of a Yiddish expression. Just a guess,
but...ya never know.