Posted by Lewis on March 21, 2003
In Reply to: Keep them straight posted by R. Berg on March 14, 2003
: : : : of the phrase / sentence "keep them straight down there" thanks
: : : It's impossible to know without more of the context where those words appeared. Generally, "keeping things straight" means not confusing one thing with another.
: : Well it was part of the comments i received. The whole sentence read Keep up the good work, and keep them straight down there. That's why I was confused.
: I don't know what the person who wrote that meant. "Keep up the good work" sounds good, but the rest of it was not a successful act of communication.
Sounds like making sure that subordinates remain honest to me.