Bumfuck, Egypt

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Bumfuck, Egypt

  1. (vulgar, idiomatic, US, originally military slang) The middle of nowhere.
    • 1991, William H. Labarge, Hornet's Nest, p. 96
      One screwup and he could be splitting rocks on a chain gang somewhere in Bumfuck, Egypt.

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  • 1984, Elting, John R., Dan Cragg, Ernest Deal, A Dictionary of Soldier Talk, New York: Scribner, page p. 43: