two tears in a bucket

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two tears in a bucket

  1. used to express acceptance of misfortune
    • 2001, Lisa M. Tillmann-Healy, Between Gay and Straight: Understanding Friendship Across Sexual Orientation, Rowman Altamira, →ISBN, p. 143:
      Hank begins to protest, but William interrupts with, “That’s just two tears in a bucket, so motherfuck it!”
    • 2002, Lawrence Q. Markx, Evidence of a Cluttered Mind...: The New Testament, iUniverse, →ISBN, p. 153:
      Even if he offends you personally, two tears in a bucket, fuck it.
    • 2011, M. A. Harris, I Cry Sometimes, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN, p. 38:
      But then my mind said, Hold up, I’ll bet those titties are going to fall down to the ground. Oh well, two tears in a bucket, I’m still gonna fuck it.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often followed by fuck it, motherfuck it, or the like.