According to Urban Dictionary, the phrase has been around for 12 years, but I just heard it for the first time when I saw this commercial from AT&T:
While it’s easy enough to tell from the commercial what the tattoo artist means when he tells his
victim customer to stay in his lane, I still wanted to check online just to be sure.
Urban Dictionary was at the top of the Google search results with the following definition:
And so it meant exactly what I thought. While that was the top definition, I found a couple others more entertaining:
And here’s one more:
So there you go.
And if you think reading this post was a waste of your time, stay in your lane, bro.