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Talk:breaking bad

Baseball origins?Edit

See this. DCDuring TALK 09:58, 16 August 2011 (UTC)


This term was sent to RFV, and the discussion has been archived at Wiktionary:Requests for verification archive/2011 or Wiktionary:Requests for verification archive/2011/more. - -sche (discuss) 05:23, 1 April 2012 (UTC)

RFC discussion: August 2011Edit

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If this dos exist, I imagine it's a verb to break bad. Mglovesfun (talk) 08:16, 16 August 2011 (UTC)

It looks like a valid US regional colloquialism. I'll try to cite it. It looks like a clear {{move}} candidate. DCDuring TALK 09:55, 16 August 2011 (UTC)


  • 2008, Bryan Cranston:
    "The term 'breaking bad' is a southern colloquialism and it means when someone who has taken a turn off the path of the straight and narrow, when they've gone wrong."[1]
  • 2011, The New York Times:
    "the title is a Southern phrase for going wild"[2]
  1. ^ Fans Chat With Bryan Cranston, published by AMC TV, 2008-03-09, accessed 2011-08-15
  2. ^ The Dark Art of ‘Breaking Bad’, by David Segal published by The New York Times, 2011-07-06, accessed 2011-08-15
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