The Best Way To Blow Someone Off

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(Major awesome points to whoever can correctly identify the movie quote in my blog title. Comment if you know it)
 
“I can’t believe she blew me off like that!”
A quote from a recent conversation I had with some friends over curry. They reacted to my words with inappropriate giggling. I didn’t get why. I was quite upset that my best gal pal elected to not go to a movie with me and used a lame excuse days later. I didn’t comprehend what was laughable about my situation. Then someone finally asked what “blow me off” meant.
I stared at them blankly. Of course “blow off” means to have someone cancel or ignore you. In my case a friend ignored plans to go to a movie. It is a phrase I frequently say.
Understandable stuff, right? Wrong! The reason my mature, fully grown adult, friends were giggling like teenage boys was because in England, “blow off” means to perform a blow job or oral sex. Naturally, they were confused and amused that I might say my girl friend blew me off. Cue my cheeks turning bright red and me sputtering out the American definition.
American definition
Blow off: To ignore someone or something or to cancel on plans in a abrupt/rude manner
British definition (according to my friends)
Blow off: To perform oral sex on a male
 
British definition (according to Urban dictionary, this is the fifth most common definition of the phrase, so it isn’t widely used)
Blow off: To fart or pass gas

 

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