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for XYZ reasons

For various unknown or unspecifiable reasons. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. Many people don't like country music for XYZ reasons, but I've always really enjoyed it.
See also: reason, XYZ


An initialism for "examine your zipper pretty darn/damn quick" (with "X" used to represent "examine" to fit the pattern of "XYZ"). Said to someone whose pants are unzippered. Hey, Tom, XYZPDQ before you go into the meeting!


tv. examine your zipper; make sure your fly is zipped up. (Initialism. Said to men when necessary.) I say there, Willy, XYZ.
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