Cheese and sprinkles - What does it mean?
Hello! Could you tell me the meaning of the phrase "Cheese and sprinkles"? Is it an idiom or a slang expression?
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CHEESE AND SPRINKLES is a phrase that is popular after it was used in the film "RIO". It is NOT an idiomatic expression and doesn't mean absolutely anything.
it Is a phrase
Cheese and Sprinkles is just a phrase with absolute no meaning.
It is a phrase used in the cartoon "Rio" which has no meaning. People in Minnesota like to say this. It is considered be meaningless and a ordinary word.
loads of similar euphemisms to avoid using profanity / swear words are used in the vernacular but one has to know the culture and the context. I wonder why respondents to this original post OP above keep saying this does not mean anything when it does ? Every phrase, idiom, metaphor , expletive does have a meaning in the right context particularly in pragmalinguistics. Even non-verbal content , such as pauses and noises, has a meaning be it far too complex for an ordinary person to understand.
it is a sort of a euphemism for a swear word /cussing .........if you do not wish to be rude and use bad language
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It is a quote from the movie “Rio”. It is NOT an idiomatic expression and doesn’t mean anything.
the only person with the right answer is Jacob H below but I doubt the poster , most probably a bogus profile , will be able to understand his explanation let alone use this idiom in the right context. .....
Hey ! It's a idiomatic phrase - hope this helps!
Hi Satomi. Hope you are well. "Cheese and sprinkles" is a phrase that got popular after it was used in the movie "Rio". It is not a idiomatic expression.