The expression “is/are the shit” means that something or someone is the ultimate, the top or the best. “Grits is/are the shit” is a popular expression; “grits” can be a singular dish ("is") or a plural ("are").
“Grits are the SHIT” was cited in print in November 2005.
is the shit
“Is the shit” is a phrase that is grammaticly incorrect. The phrase implies that something, or someone “is the shit”, not suggesting the negative meaning of the word “Shit”. The word “shit” is infact transformed in to a very strong, positive word, when put in this sentence; it can describe almost everything.
by Carl Fernandez Mar 5, 2006
Nov 8 2005 8:53:14PM
^ well that has nothing to do with grits…
grits are the SHIT. i could eat them all day every day.
12-18-2007, 05:50 AM
eww!! Grits are yucky!
:doublefli Grits are the shit!
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Grits are the shit.
6:40 PM - 21 Nov 11
Cheesy grits is the shit RT @Loaker_Rabbit: Ugh cheese in grits is so nasty! RT @lick_kee_tweets: I swear I can’t eat grits without cheese
9:52 AM - 25 Apr 12
Didn’t You Know? Grits Are The Sh**! http://huff.to/Qwhhf2 via @HuffPostTaste
11:11 AM - 4 Oct 13
Didn’t You Know? Grits Are The Sh**! http://huff.to/Qwhhf2
4:43 PM - 6 Oct 13