Don’t sweat the small stuff

  • Don’t sweat the small stuff

    Posted by Gatherer  on February 12, 2024 at 8:26 AM

    Q: Do you have information on the origin of the phrase “don’t  sweat the small stuff”? I didn’t find a convincing answer with Google search and ChatGPT. Any light you might be able to shed on the subject would be appreciated!

    A: As far as we can tell, the slang expression “don’t sweat the small stuff” first appeared in the US in the 1970s.

    The earliest example we’ve seen is from a June 26, 1973, devotional address at Brigham Young University by a senior leader of the Mormon Church.

    In the address, “Essentials for Success,” O. Leslie Stone, an Assistant to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus

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    Gatherer  replied 2 weeks, 3 days ago 1 Member · 0 Replies
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