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    tony86 is offline Newbie
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    Default I'm gonna fly her brains out

    Hey guys,

    I'd like to know the meaning of the last part of this sentence. It's from Futurama 01x10.
    She's a beautiful ship, alright. Shapely ... seductive. I'm gonna fly her brains out.

    And another thing: That second guy from 12 seconds in mp3 below, I have absolutely no idea what he is saying, can anyone retype it to me? Unfortunately, as a new member I have no permission to post links, so at least in this way: audioweb.cz/data/thief.mp3
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    Default Re: I'm gonna fly her brains out

    The first means that he's going to fly the ship to the limits of its capabilities.

    I can't access the second.

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    Default Re: I'm gonna fly her brains out

    The second man says:

    Something incomprehensible. You want your nose flattened, aye? 'Cause you're going the right way about it calling me a thief.

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    Default Re: I'm gonna fly her brains out

    And I should add that the first is an adaptation of the slang phrase to f*** someone's brain out, implying an act of considerable passion.

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    Default Re: I'm gonna fly her brains out

    Here's another example. I was actually wondering, when I was watching it, how I could explain what "exfoliate somebody's brains out" meant to someone who hadn't understood it. I still don't know...

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    Default Re: I'm gonna fly her brains out

    I believe the incomprehensible part was: "Now look 'ere, chum."
    "Chum" is my best guess here. I can't quite make out what he's calling him.

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    Default Re: I'm gonna fly her brains out

    If it's a BrE speaker, chum makes sense.

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