phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Phrases, Sayings and Idioms Home > Discussion Forum

Re: Angry as a cut snake

Posted by Kathleen on December 30, 2002

In Reply to: Re: Angry as a cut snake posted by Ocho on December 23, 2002

: : Origin? Australian?

: Could be Revolutionary American from the "Don't Tread on Me" flag. However, if it is still in use, I doubt it, as it is rarely used in America today.

Thanks.You could be onto something there. I heard this from a friend in Australia, but he's originally from England. Maybe it referrred to King George's least happy subjects, the revolutionary Americans.