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Entry from September 23, 2019
“Up your butt and around the corner”

"Up your butt and around the corner” is a jocular saying about where something is located. Origin of the saying is unknown, but many people remember it from elementary school.

“Up your butt and around the corner” was posted on the newsgroup alt.parents-teens on March 31, 1992. “UYBARTC (Up Your Butt And Around The Corner).  Handy catch phrase” was posted on the newsgroup alt.stupidity on December 14, 1993.

“Up your butt, ‘round your boobs, down the hatch, and out your tubes” was posted on the newsgroup alt.usage.english on January 30, 2001. “Up your butt and around the corner, through your tubes and out your boobs!” was posted on Twitter by Dustin Maddox on February 4, 2009. “Up your butt and around the corner through your tubes and out your boobs through the floor and out the door!” was posted on Yahoo! Answers on July 4, 2009.


Google Groups: alt.parents-teens
Out-Of-Control; kid or adult....
dan abel
3/31/92
(...)
wife: “You’re grounded!”
son: “You asshole!”
w: You’re grounded all day tommorow too!”
s: “Up your butt and around the corner”
w: “And the next day, too!”

Google Groups: alt.stupidity
The Stupidest Thread Ever! 
Mr. Duality
12/14/93
(...)
UYBARTC (Up Your Butt And Around The Corner).  Handy catch phrase.

Google Groups: alt.stupidity
This is REALLY Stupid!!
Spatch
6/16/94
(...)
I’m sorry, but “Up your butt and around the corner” doesn’t really fall into the “Precise And Detailed” category…

Google Books
Angela:
A Novel

By James Moloney
Philips Patton
2001
Pg. 141:
“Up-your-butt-and-around-the-corner.”

“Do you remember up your butt, round the corner, three blocks down and two doors to the left?”

Google Groups: alt.usage.english
What do booboo and poopoo mean?
W. Wesley Groleau
1/30/01
> My eight-year old just got off of restriction for telling his teacher,
> “Up your butt, ‘round your boobs, down the hatch, and out your tubes.”
> I have no idea where they learn this stuff.

They get up at 3 AM, fire up the computer, and read alt.usage.english

Word Wizard
Up your butt and around the corner
Post by Archived Topic » Thu Oct 14, 2004 10:05 am
What is the origin of the children’s phrase “Up your butt and around the corner” and what does “around the corner” refer to?

Up your butt and around the corner
Post by Archived Reply » Thu Oct 14, 2004 10:20 am
I forgot to add to the above discussion that my name is Tony and I am from Pittsburgh, PA. This phrase my be regional and it also might have originated in the late 80’s or early 90’s as my twenty-something friends from Pittsburgh have heard of it. Any ideas?

YouTube
Up your butt and around the corner
Published on Mar 25, 2006
Tal3r
she was bugging me about her candy

Twitter
Dustin Maddox
@dmadd
Replying to @robinoertel
@robinoertel up your butt and around the corner, through your tubes and out your boobs!
8:01 PM · Feb 4, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Jason Richards
@yaysunn
Replying to @danielmajic
@dannyvegasbaby ...up your butt around the corner through your tube and out your boob...i think anyways
3:53 PM · May 4, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Yahoo! Answers (July 4, 2009)
What is the ending to the up-your-butt-and-around-the-co… saying?
Best Answer:  i’ve heard it as “up your butt and around the corner through your tubes and out your boobs through the floor and out the door!”

Urban Dictionary
Up your but and around the corner, through the tube and into the boob.
An inapropiet comment used by grade schoolers. It is a response to a “where” question mostly said by bullies to get attention so they laugh at the loser.
Where is my ball?
Up your but and around the corner, through the tube and into the boob.

#but#boob#booty#corner#tube
by 3737 May 19, 2010

Urban Dictionary
up your butt and around the corner
Where just about everything in the world is.
Person 1: hey man where’s the remote?
Person 2: up your butt and around the corner

#that’s what she said#your mom#your face#owned#haha
by scipio076 December 15, 2010

Twitter
Andrew Nunez
@DruJangles
@Lia_P @whatEZit “up your butt and around the corner through your tubes and out your boobs through the floor and out the door!”
5:59 PM · Mar 8, 2011·Echofon

Yahoo! Answers (November 11, 2011)
What exactly is up your butt, around the corner, through your tubes, and out your boob?
Well, muggles?

Twitter
bayleaf
@MistuhBailey
Replying to @JpFreakinRivera
@JpFreakinRivera up your butt and around the corner. Then out the boob tube
6:56 PM · Sep 15, 2013·Twitter for Android

Reddit—AskReddit
u/scooter-pi August 20, 2015
What is the origin of the childhood phrase “Up your butt and around the corner” in response to any question starting with “Where is...”?
The Google is fairly mute on this topic

YouTube
[ORIGINAL SONG] “Up Your Butt and Around the Corner” by the Rotten Maps
Published on May 1, 2017
Rotten Maps

Twitter
✨k🍥k🍥✨
@lemonkyun
*third grader voice* “up your butt around the corner through the tube and out the boob”
5:15 AM · Sep 17, 2018·Twitter for Android

Twitter
kara
@iIIusivedreams
did anyone else grow up with “up your butt around the corner through your tube and out your boob” or like was it just my weird ass family
12:59 AM · Sep 10, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

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