Response to failing to do the one and only thing you had to do. This is told, either in a disgusted, mocking, or angry tone to people, animals, inanimate objects, and anything else that fails to complete the simple task for which it was designed. A way to express total fail, epic fail, especially when the one job was very simple.
- Urban Dictionary
First recorded use:
A Play in One Act
By Lindsay Price, 1995”
JULIE: You had one job. One job in the whole show. You had to lay a rope across the stage and you forgot.
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