Home » Segments » “Get Out of My Bathtub!” While Swinging

“Get Out of My Bathtub!” While Swinging

Play episode

Sam in Brooklyn, New York, recalls that as a child in Arkansas, she and her friends would say Get out of my bathtub! when more than one child on a swing set began swinging in sync. Over the years, listeners have shared other versions, including Get out of my shower!, Get out of my window!, and Get out of my toilet! Still others call that motion double-dating, or even exclaim Look! We’re married! This is part of a complete episode.

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

More from this show

Holy Cow!

Emily from New Orleans, Louisiana, wonders about the expression Holy cow! to indicate surprise or delight. It’s one of many minced oaths, in this case a replacement for the stronger exclamation, Holy Christ! These euphemistic expressions, such...