And I feel like a million bucks! nowadays, might mean one feels as if they are coming down with the flu. And Gee, Honey, you're One-in-a-Million! would be damning with faint praise. “Anyone who studies quotations and phraseology often sees a phenomenon I hereby dub ‘phrase inflation’: in expressions that use a number meant to be impressive, that number is likely to grow over time.”He cites the example of “cloud nine,” a phrase that originally appeared as “cloud seven” and “cloud eight.”http://www.grammarphobia.com/blog/2013/01/the-whole-six-yard......
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