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heels over head


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  • adv. in disorderly haste


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  • Ass over applesauce.

    September 22, 2007

  • Parsed or not, I LOVE it!

    September 22, 2007

  • How 'bout ass over teakettle?

    September 22, 2007

  • My parents favor ass over tin cup. Don't even bother parsing it. :-)

    September 22, 2007

  • 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.

    September 21, 2007