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    Question What's "know squat about"?

    Can you help me with the meaning of this sentence:

    I didn't know squat about writing plays.

    does it mean, i know nothing about ...

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    Re: What's "know squat about"?

    I do not know anything about . . .

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    Re: What's "know squat about"?

    Yes. The usual term is 'diddly squat' as in
    I know diddly squat about writing plays.

    Don't ask me what diddly squat means!!!

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    Re: What's "know squat about"?

    "squat", meaning to crouch, is a euphemism for excrement; i.e., They don't know crap about . . .

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    Re: What's "know squat about"?

    Here is a good site for this sort of thing

    http://www.urbandictionary.com/browse.php?character=A

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    Re: What's "know squat about"?

    Thank you all for your detailed explanation and good suggestion. :) :)

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