"It was a gas". The term means having fun.
We had a gas seeing the honor band that our granddaughter is in. The 6th grade honor band played for a fundraiser at the high school.
She is the first trumpeter in the foreground.
Getting their applause.
The term may be connected to "laughing gas"(nitrous oxide) first used by dentists in 1844, but it has not be verified.
Oh I'm SO GLAD for today and modern denistry!!
"Cooking with gas is another phrase coined in the late 19th century and early 20th century when gas stoves came on the scene.
The gas stove was touted as more efficient than wood-burning ones.
I bought GAS today, I'm loving the price.
Did I mention this was also a CHILI supper so GAS could also take on another meaning, but I think I'll end with that one.
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