my bad

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Etymology[edit]

Pick-up basketball slang spread by Manute Bol, a basketball player of Sudanese origin playing with the Golden State Warriors. Subsequently adopted by teammates.[1]

Interjection[edit]

my bad

  1. (colloquial, idiomatic) My fault; mea culpa.
    Yes, I realize the humvee isn't supposed to be parked in the heirloom flowerbed. My bad.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Language Log - Pick-up basketballism reaches Ivy League faculty vocabulary. Accessed 2010-04-06.

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