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What is the origin of the saying “That’s a real doozy”?
Webster’s on-line dictionary suggests that doozy is a derivative of daisy and began to be used in about 1916. A doozy is something extraordinary or one of a kind.The Duesenberg automobile gave the word a boost. These vehicles were known as duesies in the 1920s and 1930s.

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