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    Lightbulb whip it out

    Scenario:

    A woman told people that her boyfriend had three nipples in public. A guy responded to her boyfriend by saying, "whip it out, whip it out."

    Questions:

    Q1: From the context, I think the guy meant to see the three nipples. But why does the Urban Dictionary refer to 'penis' about this phrase as below?

    whip it out
    v. inf. A common phrase used to describe the occasion of a man suddenly producing his penis, often when completely unexpected and for no reason whatsoever.

    Jim: See the game last night?
    Dave: Yeah, United were unlucky to lose.
    Jim: Think they'll sack the manager now?
    Dave: They might have to. What do you think Gary?
    *Gary whips it out*
    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=whip%20it%20out
    Q2: What does 'whip' mean in this phrase except for beating?


    Thanks in advance!

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    Re: whip it out

    When you you skip a flat stone on the water you must spin the stone, right?
    The action that produces this is a "whip like action" from your arm.

    When a cop asks to see your driver's license and you flip open your wallet quickly displaying your license, this a whip like action...

    So I could say to you " Whip out your wallet and show me your license.", if I was a cop. But I'm not

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    Hi Redcrows,

    Thank you for your answer. What does 'spin' mean in 'spin a stone'?


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    Re: whip it out

    This is the activity called "skipping stones" - Stone skipping - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    A flat stone, held on two sides and then projected across the surface of water, will revolve [spin on its own horizontal axis] as it flies. The spin is created by one side being held more strongly than the other as the stone is thrown.

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    Hi Anglika,

    Thank you for the info. about "stone skipping" and the explanation. I tried to understood "stone skipping" as skipping over a stone previously. Now I don't have any question about "whip it out".

    But Why can the stone bounce if we throw it in the water? Usually, if I throw something heavy in the water, it sinks at once.

    PS: I got the video about stone skipping from Youtube. Some forumites, especially those who are not familiar about it, can take a look, if you guys are interested in it.

    YouTube - NZ PUNAKAIKI - Stone Skipping


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    Re: whip it out

    Well sounds good, but you were right initially. Whip it out mainly refers to a male body part, although it has mellowed to also mean taking anything out very quickly -- like a whip is quick. There is another saying "quick as a whip", indicating that whips are obviously fast. But again, you can't really say "whip it out" without it kind of reminding people of the first meaning.


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    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    Hi Anglika,

    But Why can the stone bounce if we throw it in the water? Usually, if I throw something heavy in the water, it sinks at once.

    Because [a] the stone you throw is flat, not rounded, and
    [b] you are not throwing it into the water, but attempting to make it bounce off the surface of the water by flicking it horizontally along the surface.

    PS: I got the video about stone skipping from Youtube. Some forumites, especially those who are not familiar about it, can take a look, if you guys are interested in it.

    YouTube - NZ PUNAKAIKI - Stone Skipping
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    btags & Anglika,

    Thanks a lot for your answers.

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    Re: whip it out

    In theory, anything can be "whipped out" - it means to produce it for inspection with a quick hand motion.

    However, for whatever reason, the phrase "whip it out" is often associated with a male exposing himself. See, for example, this scene in Blazing Saddles. When the sheriff announces "Excuse me while I whip this out" the crowd panics because they think he's going to...well....unzip his trousers. However, he just meant he was quickly removing a document from his pocket.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    In theory, anything can be "whipped out" - it means to produce it for inspection with a quick hand motion.

    However, for whatever reason, the phrase "whip it out" is often associated with a male exposing himself. See, for example, this scene in Blazing Saddles. When the sheriff announces "Excuse me while I whip this out" the crowd panics because they think he's going to...well....unzip his trousers. However, he just meant he was quickly removing a document from his pocket.

    Haha, it's quite funny! Ouisch, Thanks a lot for the sharing.

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