See information below from the archives. But I don't think we have properly addressed the "bippy. Anyway, "bet your bottom dollar" dates back to the s and refers to betting the last dollar at the bottom of one's pocket or purse, according to " : : : : : There are several phrases beginning with "bet your.
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You bet your ass! You bet your ass I'll be there on Friday! Also, bet one's boots or bottom dollar or life.
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Scholars are not all in agreement on this, but the leading theory claims that the original phrase was bet your bottom dollar and was a reference to the notorious gambling habits of the time. In a game of poker, a very popular card game for gambling, a player takes chips equivalent to certain denominations of money from the top of their pile to throw into the betting pot. By the time they lost enough chips to reach the bottom of their pile, they would have to be very certain in their cards' strength in order to bet their last dollar.
This expression became popular in the late s when characters used it on a show called Laugh In. It is similar to another expression, you bet your ass. This expression has the same meaning, you can be certain about that.
In discussing the interchange between hard rock and heavy metal, there are a ton of bands that get mentioned. There are also a few that rarely get mentioned, but deserve mentioning. One name that may or may not, but usually does not get mentioned is Sweet. Perhaps because they had a streak of bubbleglam about them, or perhaps because, like Foghat, they somehow became a part of the mid to late 70s disco fiasco, Sweet seem to be easily dismissed as a 70s teenage pop band.