Talk:pee off

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pee off

Really? bd2412 T 13:48, 22 March 2007 (UTC)

Yes, a euphemistic form of "piss off", in the sense of "to annoy". — Paul G 09:52, 23 March 2007 (UTC)

Keep. Usually considered a more polite way of saying piss off.--Dmol 10:43, 23 March 2007 (UTC)

Ok. Cites would be nice. bd2412 T 13:40, 23 March 2007 (UTC)
Yes -- surprisingly difficult to find cites, considering that it is verbally very common, considered informally acceptable in almost any company. However, here are three: [1] [2] [3]. I assume that, as with piss off, the usage is (mainly UK). --Enginear 14:34, 23 March 2007 (UTC)
Piss off in that sense is quite common in the U.S.; it's only the "leave" sense that's (mainly UK). That said, I've never heard pee off in any sense, so it might be U.K.-specific even though what it's a euphemism for is not. —RuakhTALK 15:54, 23 March 2007 (UTC)
KEEP Yes, I believe it is mainly a British term, not really euphemistic, more a lightweight piss off, just like twit is a mild way of calling someone an idiot!--Williamsayers79 14:29, 25 March 2007 (UTC)

Keep. Can't recall when or where, but I think I've heard this used by Brits. Not so sure if I've ever heard it in Canada or the U.S. In any case, the entry now includes sourced quotations. -- WikiPedant 15:25, 12 April 2007 (UTC)

The entry currently only has one cite, but if we add Enginear's first two cites (with are both in the sense given in the article), we'll have three. —RuakhTALK 16:21, 12 April 2007 (UTC)

Question, though: Enginear's third cite suggests that pee off might be euphemistic for piss off in any sense — in which case this seems like sum-of-parts (with pee being the catch-all euphemism for piss)? —RuakhTALK 16:21, 12 April 2007 (UTC)

RFV passed. Thanks, Enginear. —RuakhTALK 23:33, 9 June 2007 (UTC)

But, def modified to accommodate all our cites. —RuakhTALK 23:34, 9 June 2007 (UTC)