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npydyuan commented on the word heels over head
Ass over applesauce.
September 22, 2007
Parsed or not, I LOVE it!
trivet commented on the word heels over head
How 'bout ass over teakettle?
reesetee commented on the word heels over head
My parents favor ass over tin cup. Don't even bother parsing it. :-)
uselessness commented on the word heels over head
I always wondered about that phrase "head over heels" too. Doesn't make much sense. But it does sound better than this alternative. ;-)
September 21, 2007
"Hollanden surveyed this outburst with a critical eye, and then slapped his knee with emphasis. "You certainly have got it—a million times worse than I thought. Why, you—you—you're heels over head."
Stephen Crane, The Third Violet
When you think about it, this makes more sense than "head over heels," which pretty well describes a normal state of array.
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