Originally Posted by BoringGuy
I think "asshat" means you wear your ass as a hat... meaning you're a "shithead". Sort of like "foot in mouth". I think, I don't know. Just guessing at a possible meaning of "asshat".
Hmm, hadn't thought of that. The word makes me picture someone laying face down, sticking their ass way up in the air, while someone else places a hat on it. I was imagining a sort of straw hat with a brim.
I guess that's why it doesn't make sense to me.