The Headkicker (tekiclutch) wrote in linguaphiles,
The Headkicker
tekiclutch
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One of those huge-ass livejournals...

Can anyone point me to an explanation of how 'ass' got paired with an adjective to emphasize it?

(I remember hearing a folk etymology somewhere that it was from the Chinook Jargon word hyas, meaning 'big', but I doubt it actually came from here.)
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