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    I am on a Chistopher Hitchens kick.

    "On a kick"

    Is this phrase originated from BrE or AmE?

    Judging from the way it rolls off the tongue, I have a feeling that

    it might be one of those hipster expressions originated from the hipster culture. Am I right?

    And would the British understand it?
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    Re: I am on a Chistopher Hitchens kick.

    Quote Originally Posted by rainous View Post
    "On a kick"

    Is this phrase originated from BrE or AmE?

    Judging from the way it rolls off the tongue, I have a feeling that

    it might be one of those hipster expressions originated from the hipster culture. Am I right?

    And would the British understand it?
    I don't know in which country it originated, but I certainly understand it. The most common use, I would say, in the UK is "health kick" or similar.

    I'm on a health kick at the moment.
    Don't offer her cake. She's on another healthy eating kick.

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