Help make Alexa smarter on Alexa Answers. Sign in with Amazon

Miscellaneous

What is the origin of brand spanking new?

1 Answer

The phrase itself is first recorded from the middle of the nineteenth century. Many people associate the phrase in particular with the arrival of a new-born baby, who often has to be slapped gently to start him or her breathing.

{{ relativeTimeResolver(1663063386851) }}

LIVE
Points points 55
Rating

Similar Questions
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 2 Answers
Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world

LEARN MORE
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer
Miscellaneous 1 Answer

Join Alexa Answers

Help make Alexa smarter and share your knowledge with the world

LEARN MORE