Easy peasy lemon squeezy is a slang expression for describing tasks as simple and easily solvable.
Easy peasy is originated from British slang and the first film to pick it up was The Long Voyage Home in the 1940’s.
The phrase was expanded and coined by the British detergent company, called Sqezy, whose product came in a squeeze bottle and smelled like lemon, making “easy peasy lemon squeezy” the obvious choice when searching for a catchphrase.
It spread far and stuck in popular culture making appearances in a number of different contexts.
“Easy peasy lemon squeezy” is an expression that can be encountered anywhere from a kindergarten to a college, from Austin Powers to The Walking Dead and back.
It was first defined on Urban Dictionary on November 4th, 2009.
- Dictionary.com – Easy peasy lemon squeezy