Posted by Bruce Kahl on March 11, 2003
In Reply to: To put your ass in a sling posted by Xudong on March 10, 2003
: If you know, please tell me what does it mean? thank you in advance.
in the NE part of the US of A the phrase means to stay out of trouble as in:
"I just started this job and I will show up on time so I don't get my ass in a sling."