Date: Sat, 28 Oct 1995 17:57:37 -0400 From: Ronald Butters Subject: Re: ?Earliest Citation of "Bite Me" My intuition is that "bite me" is relatively new--within the last 20 years or so--and I guess it comes from "bite my ass," in insulting retort related to "kiss my ass" and which is surely much older. "Bite me"thus strikes me as a kind of politer form of "kiss my ass."